Rev. Mark Flynn is the Lead Pastor of a “high steeple” church in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. Mark describes the “stressful” first live worship service and his move to a pre-recorded service.
I’m not a big fan of doing difficult things. If I have to, I usually can, but I like to know how long I’ll have to do them.
Christmas will certainly be different this year. Unusual pressures will be born by clergy; maybe this is a great time to check in with your local rabbi.
Rev. Doug Silvers is the pastor of two churches in Wytheville, Virginia, a town of about 20,000 residents. Doug’s experience is unique because he started at this church just two months ago. Not only has he had to implement many new methods of doing min…
The world’s attention has been focused on the city of Portland, Oregon, as protests against injustice have continued every day since the death of George Floyd. Recently, federal police, bearing neither name nor badge, have arrived in Portland and have been filmed abducting peaceful protestors and bystander into unmarked vehicles and detaining them without charge.
Rev. Rachel Cornwell is the pastor at Dumbarton United Methodist Church in the Georgetown community of Washington, DC. She took this new appointment in July of this year after serving as a fundraising consultant for churches and non-profits. She quickl…