March 20, 2017

Every congregation knows what it is to go through some kind of major change or transition. Most of us have experienced transitions between pastors - with vacancy, interim, search and...

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March 13, 2017
I started walking last June because of a FaceBook challenge put out by a former student. My job is primarily sedentary, and the goal of 10,000 steps... Read More
March 8, 2017
A tag line from a decades-old infomercial still makes me chuckle: [announcer voice] “This ____ can be yours. Do not be fooled by more expensive... Read More
March 3, 2017
How do you end a worship service? It’s not a simple question, is it? In the first days of our congregation, ok, in the first years of our... Read More
February 24, 2017
I have a confession. I’m a Reformed Protestant worship director who attends Mass at a Catholic parish on a regular basis. Others in my position... Read More
February 22, 2017
One of the themes I loved to stress back in the days when I taught a university course on “Foundations of Worship,” is that worship... Read More
February 16, 2017
This is the Golden Rule of radio. People like listening to songs that they know because of the feelings and emotions that came with hearing the song... Read More