A “Brave New World”

A “Brave New World”

A “Brave New World” I must confess I have never read Aldous Huxley’s novel Brave New World, but its title alone describes where I think we find ourselves as congregations and a presbytery. As Christians navigating a global pandemic, we live in a “brave new world” not...
“Mutuality in Relationship”

“Mutuality in Relationship”

The following is a written version of “the welcome” I offered to Jesse Lund on the occasion of his installation as the Executive Pastor of San Clemente Presbyterian Church. Although it was intended for that moment, I believe it also speaks to the important role we...
It’s Okay to Grieve

It’s Okay to Grieve

It’s Okay to Grieve I was struck by Ray Jones’ devotion on Wednesday as forty or so leaders gathered from across the PC(USA) to talk about evangelism in the age of pandemic. He named what many of us have been feeling. As he got behind the wheel to travel to Marietta,...