An Update on My 2017 Religious Resolutions

In November of 2016, I established 5 religious goals for the 2017 church year (Advent 2016 until the arrival of Advent 2017).  Four months later I shared my progress.  With Advent now just 14 weeks away, I offer a final check-in. Original Goals During this church year I resolve to Join (and be actively involved in) a local community of faith Labor to make real on earth God’s realm of justice and peace Write about matters of faith that matter (primarily here on this Read More …

Mid-Year Evaluation

While there is a lingering culture fascination with New Year's resolutions, the emphasis is clearly making rather than keeping them.  As one who has resolved more often than not to refrain from making such resolutions I surprised myself by making one in 2012.  I have managed to keep it, but have found it to be more challenging than anticipated on a few occasions. So What? We have reached the mid-point of 2012: six months experienced and six months remain.  This mid-point is the ideal time Read More …