This ‘n’ That

This ‘n’ That

This ‘n’ That This month’s column provides no mental express train. It follows the scenic route instead. I hope at least one stop will catch your eye along the way. The current speed of news is head-spinning. Keeping up emotionally is hard. Saying a timely, coherent...
Longing for the Triumph of God

Longing for the Triumph of God

Longing for the Triumph of God Outside Union Church (Pacific Presbytery).Photo by Fernando Arevalos, https://www.instagram.com/bhab1875/.Used with permission. Longing for the Triumph of God They called out in a loud voice, “How long, Sovereign Lord, holy and...

Memo re Electronic Meetings

To: Pastors, Clerks of Session, and Business Administrators Committee Leaders in the Presbytery TE and RE Commissioners to Presbytery From: Forrest Claassen, Co-Executive and Stated Clerk Date: May 11, 2020 Re: Special Issues Surrounding Electronic Meetings The...
Old Values, New Actions

Old Values, New Actions

Old Values, New Actions Featured Photo by Erin Dunigan. Changing circumstances call for changed practices. But wise changes always stay rooted in core values. So—what does that look like? My 82-year-old mother has long been a greeter at her church in Thousand Oaks....