It’s time for an introduction. Rev. Annette Flynn and I are formalizing a relationship to build the Lakelands Institute together. Annette brings chops to this gig that I’m very excited to share with you. In this podcast we’ll ramble on about the reign of God, the experience of hair standing up on the back of the neck, and why we want to spend our lives supporting clergy.
Today’s podcast is part 2 of a special series about the breakout of violence between Israel and Palestinians that has occurred in recent weeks. Peter Makari, the Executive for the Middle East & Europe at Global Ministries of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) and United Church of Christ, is the ecumenical community’s go-to guy…
I just finished watching “Pray Away”, the new documentary on Netflix detailing the disgraceful practice of conversion therapy and the impact it has on LGBTQ+ lives. As a survivor of conversion therapy myself, nothing in the film surprised me. But what did surprise me was the amount of anger the welled up within me as…
Rev. Kate Dalton is the lead pastor of First Parish in Yarmouth, Maine, where she leads a team that has worked overtime to ensure members of the congregation remained connected. I joked with her about the number of great ideas she was sharing, but seriously, this one is full of good information.
Rev. Rosalind Hughes is clergy in the Episcopal Church, serving a parish near Lake Erie. She describes herself as a “non-techie,” but she exemplifies the spirit of this new era in which we are all called upon to learn new skills.
As some of us move worship back into our sanctuaries, what have we learned while doing online worship that we’d like to bring into our sanctuaries with us?
Rev. Dr. Laurence Hesser is the pastor of a mid-sized United Methodist church in rural Tennessee. His own quest to understand his congregation’s needs led him to quickly learn how to make quality video, and has seen his online numbers surpass his in-person worship numbers as a result.