Dear Salisbury…

"It was the best of times, it was the worst of times." From the moment I arrived in 2013, a strange but beautiful dichotomy began to unfold. The seven years we were called together brought some of my greatest joys and deepest hurts.

A Brief Overview of Holy Week

Last Edited: March 30, 2020Original Date: March 25, 2018 A Brief Overview of Holy Week  There are usually five - in some cases, six - days during Holy Week that are specifically commemorated, beginning with Palm Sunday, which commemorates Jesus's paradoxical Triumphal Entry into Jerusalem. (John 12:12-19). Although not as common, some set-apart the following Wednesday as 'Silent Wednesday;' traditionally viewed as a day …

Neighboring

During a conversation over coffee yesterday with a friend, he asked why things like missional living, neighboring, being a student of the community where we live, collaborative partnerships, racial reconciliation, foster care and adoption, serving the poor, hospitality and expanding our relational capacity to include people across ethnic, socio-economic and generational lines into gospel-centered community were all so important to me personally.  I thought …