Celebrating Sabbath

Beautiful and challenging words from Sister Joan Chittister, via Dr. Richard Beck: Here's a great quote from a recent interview she gave to the Jackson Free Press. The interviewer's question: "So, as a woman of faith, as a monastic, how do you see your role and the role of other people of faith in the …

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Good questions for the church – and from the church

"What's best for the church?" As a pastor I try to make decisions based on the best answer I can muster to that question. It's one of the best and most important things my mentor and friend, the Rev. Linda Misewicz-Perconte, taught me. Seeing decisions through that lens helps me to keep the wider context …

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