A Gift for the Angry: “My God, My God, Why have you forsaken me?” Good Friday 2019

“from that cross, a gift of these words. A gift for us below, us who doubt and believe. A gift for the angry, the wavering, the weary. A gift for the destitute. Jesus gives us not the semblance of abandonment, but the lament of one who is desperately, utterly alone. A gift from the cross so that we might eternally know that our God knows the depths of our despair.”

Remembrance of Rev. Dr. Horace Allen

A tremendous gift, a remarkable achievement, and an enduring legacy. Remembering an ecumenical visionary who work for our common, audible worship.

Leading in Constant Change

I believe, deep in my bones, that it is possible to do excellent ministry and keep a sane pace.  But it takes intention and awareness, and the ability to notice where we are focusing our efforts and time.  At Mass. Council of Churches where I serve as the Executive Director,  2018 was a huge year of […]