Rev. Mindy comments on Iona’s John Bell’s call to preachers to be those who love God, love their neighbour, and love words and language.
Craig Adams meditates on Psalm 57.3 and tries to think through God’s absence.
Whilst Methodists counter attacks to do away with the institution, my Georgia Southern Baptist friend Wyman speaks on something I rarely hear baptists talk about – the need for churches to have the association. Wyman gives reasons for why churches should remain in association rather than simply go to the extreme and have nothing to do with each other. A long post, but worth a read to see what the Baptists are talking about.
Politics and Christian Leadership
Allan Bevere comments on Dick Cheney’s criticism of President Obama, noting the lack of grace he shows, particularly compared with President Bush’s refusal to criticise the current president. Allan takes the occasion to remind us in ministry not to criticise past ministers at the churches we serve.