As a United Methodist clergy person, part of my annual routine is a conversation with my District Superintendent about life and ministry. My conversation with the Topeka District Superintendent, Rev. Kay Scarbrough, is next week and thought you might be interested in the written responses which I provided in advance. I would love to hear […]
My 31st Birthday
Today is the day. I’m 31. I suppose that makes me in my early 30s. Any advice on this decade?
Good, Holy or Great Friday
No matter how you refer to this day, it is one on which we remember the pivotal event in human history – Jesus of Nazareth was crucified, suffered and died in a way that was redemptive for all creation. I am looking forward to participating in the Good Friday Prayer Vigil at Resurrection. How will […]
Our Fourth Wedding Anniversary
On June 3, 2006, Nicole Scherle and I were married. It has been a great journey. This is one of our engagement photos at the bench where we were engaged by the Tidal Basin in Washington, DC. Our friend, Kim Jackson, did a great job taking the photos.
Christmas Eve is one of the busiest days of the year at The United Methodist Church of the Resurrection. We began our Christmas Eve services yesterday to help make room for guests today. Here is a complete run down of the services for the afternoon and evening. December 23 3:00 – Children’s Christmas Eveat Central […]
Happy Birthday USA
I hope that you have an excellent, celebratory and safe Fourth of July!
One of the great joys of ministry is to have the opportunity to work with a great team of Congregational Care Ministers. These women and men are trained and equipped to provide care for the congregation in partnership with the efforts that I lead as a pastor of congregational care. This evening I am grilling […]