Weekly Note from the Preacher Woman, 5/24/18

Beloved: Two of my favorite seminary professors were married to each other. She was a theologian, and he was the Pastoral Care and Theology professor.  Shortly after I graduated, they ended up working at different institutions, cross-country from each other. When I returned to campus the next year to attend a seminar, I asked theContinue reading “Weekly Note from the Preacher Woman, 5/24/18”

Weekly Note from the Preacher Woman, 5/12/18

Beloved: Tomorrow is Mother’s Day. According to National Retail Federation, sales related to this holiday will reach over 23 billion dollars this year. It is the third highest spending holiday in our nation. It is a big deal. For some of our churches, attendance will be one of the highest Sundays of the year. I’veContinue reading “Weekly Note from the Preacher Woman, 5/12/18”

How Attending Church Can Help the Senior In Your Life

Jason Lewis is a guest writer on our website.  He is the primary caregiver for his mom and a personal trainer specializing in senior fitness.  In recent years, he noticed what an impact church has had on his Mom, and not just spiritually. Going to church and participating in church activities has helped her stay bothContinue reading “How Attending Church Can Help the Senior In Your Life”

Weekly Note from the Preacher Woman, 4/20/18

Beloved: This week, I have been in Colorado Springs with a cohort of clergy colleagues as part of the Center for Pastoral Effectiveness of the Rocky Mountains. I began this journey 10 years ago with Track I, and yesterday completed Track III. The core of the retreats (6 retreats for each track) is to becomeContinue reading “Weekly Note from the Preacher Woman, 4/20/18”

Weekly Note from the Preacher Woman, 4/12/18

Beloved: I met a man in Jerusalem whose family has been doing the same job since the 5th century. It has been passed down from generation to generation, father to son. It is a sacred obligation and is taken extremely seriously. Imagine! Being able to trace your family back to the 5th century—to know whereContinue reading “Weekly Note from the Preacher Woman, 4/12/18”