I am so excited to be hosting and presenting a 12-part webinar series on Building a Vibrant Parish! Each month of 2019, we will be exploring how to make our church communities clearer reflections of the Kingdom of God. Join me and my many guests on the journey toward helping to strengthen the Body of … Continue reading Register NOW!
There’s a man goin’ ’round takin’ names And he decides who to free and who to blame Everybody won’t be treated all the same There’ll be a golden ladder reachin’ down When the man comes around – Johnny Cash I grew up a Mississippi Protestant surrounded by hellfire and brimstone preachers who often preached the question, … Continue reading God is Coming
When I was very young, my mom would take me to see my great-grandmother at the nursing home where she resided. Her name was Mamie and she was a tough character, so I’m told. She dipped snuff and when she kissed me it would run down my cheek and mom would have to clean it up. … Continue reading One Beautiful Sentence
“Purity of heart is what enables us to see.” ― Pope Benedict XVI I’ve always been fond of a scene in the movie City Slickers, a story of three friends who go on a cattle drive adventure to New Mexico to help sort out their mid-life problems. Billy Crystal plays one of those friends (Mitch) … Continue reading Our One Thing
Post by Chuck Frost What causes us the most anxiety in life is the fear of loss. We fear losing our loved ones, our job, our money, our stuff, our reputation, or the comfortable routine of life that we have established. We may fear losing something that we’ve become dependent on. When these become attachments … Continue reading Attached
An Everyday Stewardship Reflection for 7th Sunday in Ordinary Time 2017 "The Blue Marble" photograph of Earth, taken … Continue reading Leaving This World a Little Better
An Everyday Stewardship Reflection for the Third Sunday in Ordinary Time 2017 So the NFL season is almost over. Only the Super Bowl remains. For some fans, the season is already over since their team is now sitting at home. It is amazing the allegiance some people have to their teams. Some people bleed Green … Continue reading Jesus is Always the Main Thing
An Everyday Stewardship Reflection for the 18th Sunday in Ordinary Time 2016 In the Church we like to build things. We build churches, parish centers, schools, and many more brick and mortar structures to carry on with our mission. We also build things that are not as tangible. We build engagement. We try to increase … Continue reading Why We Do What We Do
I was reading about all the speculation occurring over Presidential running mates and a vision of a license plate entered into my mind: GOD IS MY CO-PILOT. I am sure you have seen these, although I have to admit they do not seem to be as prevalent today as they were 20 years ago. The … Continue reading You, Me, or Us?