On 6 March 2019 the Conference of Bishops of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America released a pastoral message addressed to the church concerning Vision and Expectations, a document first passed as policy in 1990 that has been under increasing scrutiny because of its misuse. Vision and Expectations (version for pastors, version for deacons), it … Continue reading An Un-pastoral Message: Response to “Trustworthy Servants of the People of God”
The stigma around mental illness in the church, even in progressive churches, is crushing.
Where are you in the story of Christ's Passion?
Can we see God in humiliation? Can we see God in human brokenness?
I don’t have to tell you that we have a hard time giving things up. It’s human nature. And it’s everywhere in the story of Christ’s death.