Differences over ideology, sexuality and race were there 30 years ago, but there seems to have been more opportunities to come together and meet the other. Our modern self-selected society allows us to basically pick our friends instead of trying to build bridges with those who might be different. Continue reading We Have Some Healing To Do
Dennis obsesses on Sears, podcast downloads, and David Frum. Continue reading Episode 65: Possession Obsession
We talk to Chris Mackowski of the Emerging Civil War Blog to talk about Civil War History and how it affects America today. Continue reading Chris Mackowski on the American Civil War
Originally posted on Spheres of Influence:
https://audioboom.com/posts/7851143-a-great-cloud-of-witnesses-a-meditation-on-the-chauvin-verdict The following is the audio version of a meditation Dennis did for his congregation yesterday, looking at the murder of George Floyd from a religious standpoint. Show notes: Evening Prayer (Midweek Vespers) for… Continue reading A Great Cloud of Witnesses: A Meditation on the Chauvin Verdict
Originally posted on NeoMugwump:
I remember sitting in my dorm room as I tried to finish my story. I was in my senior year in college and I was in the second semester of a journalism class at Michigan State… Continue reading The Ups and Downs of Being a Writer with ADHD
If you heard my sermon from last week, you know I talked a bit about how we have been church in these last few months. The coronavirus has forced us to move the church into a virtual model. We are … Continue reading The Church Has Left the Building
Anger and I have always had a strange relationship. Throughout my life, the message has always been that I can’t be angry. If I respond angrily to something, people get upset or think something is wrong with me. … Continue reading Can I Be Angry?
Early this morning, I woke up with a thought in my head: Why do people hate me? I know that not everyone hates me. But I know that in the recent past I’ve encounter people in my worklife who are … Continue reading Why Do People Hate Me?
It’s funny how a number mean so much. Ever since I turned 50 last October, I’ve been wondering if I am where I should be. What I mean is, am I doing serious work for serious pay? Am I even … Continue reading Life at 50