Pastor Note #30 — Death and the Embodiment of Love

Yesterday, I was looking over the annual report for my congregation for 2011.  I was surprised to see that only five of our members died during the year.  It was surprise to me, because I had done more than twice that many funeral in 2011.  Now that I’ve been here in the community for nine … Continue reading

Pastor Note #22 –Life, Death, Meaning, and Love

I’m sitting in Wegman’s café drinking a cup of their dark roast coffee.  It’s a little to much for me, actually.  I am a consumer of very large quantities of coffee.  But I have to admit that that strong, dark roast coffee is sometimes just a little too much for my mouth.  I want very … Continue reading