Summer Reading List

June 1st, 2024

Dear Beloved Community, Every so often, I use this space in the newsletter to share with you some recent, non-churchy books I’ve read and loved, or podcasts ...


Embracing the Gift of Rest

May 3rd, 2024

Dear Beloved Community, Facebook told me yesterday that it was nine years ago that Amy McClure and I had become (Facebook) friends. I remember the in-person ...


April 2024: All Things New

April 8th, 2024

Several days have since passed, but the deep and abiding love I experienced alongside you this Holy Week and Easter will not soon abate. What a week! ...


March 2024: The Place Our Beloved Community is Housed

March 4th, 2024

As I was preparing my sermon on Mark 8 this past Sunday, considering Jesus’ call of discipleship – the call to take up our cross, to count the costs of fait...


February 2024: The Realm of Possibility

February 13th, 2024

In these weekly letters, I often enjoy the opportunity to write reflectively for you about a happening in the life of the church, or the chance to tell a meanin...


January 2024: Tender Care

January 7th, 2024

December's whirlwind of presents and parties and performances and places to go are always peppered with complexity. You know them well, I'm sure. "Oh what fun t...