The UMC and Me: A Rant

Over the past decade I have had several conversations with United Methodist Church (UMC) leaders. Every time that conversation starts with them emailing or calling me to start a dialog. I always call them back, and even though it is against my better judgment, I listen to what they have…

Apples and Oranges

There are certain old sayings people say, that just make no sense to me. Things like “Save time” or “Spend time” or even “Waste time” as if time was something that could be saved, spent or wasted – If we could “save time” can we take it out of our…

good friday?

It’s Good Friday, so what will we, as followers of Christ, be doing?  We will gather this evening for a local church service where we will hear a sermon based on the death of Jesus and what it means to us and the world.  Some will gather for all night…

Who is my tribe?

Who is a member of my tribe?  This is a question I have been asking myself a great deal lately.  I have been asking this question because I have not found a “tribe” to belong too – that will accept me as me and not why they want me to…