“After a dozen years in parish ministry, I can tell you I am not interested in adding to the cultural noise…”
I initiated this blog with these words five full years ago. Today, after 17 years of parish ministry, they have never ringed truer for me.
This past Sunday (March 3, 2013), my first back from a reflective “stay-cation,” I preached a fairly long sermon titled “Maintain I Contact” which has garnered more response than any in recent memory. In the sermon, I spoke of noise, the incessant commercially and politically motivated promotion of anxiety, and an antidote to our “hamster wheel” existence. Continue reading “The Hamster Wheel”