What Is Worship? Throughout my ministry, I’ve heard different ideas tossed around about what constitutes holy worship. These ideas and … Continue reading What is Worship?
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Next week, members of the Kentucky Annual Conference will gather in Covington at the Northern Kentucky Convention Center for Annual Conference. The three-day event is typically a “family reunion,” where friends gather to reconnect, worship, and discern where God is leading our movement in the coming year.
I’m usually excited for this annual gathering. This year, however, I dread going to annual conference.
It has nothing to do with fighting Northern Kentucky traffic. It has nothing to do with my annual search for an affordable meal option. It even has nothing to do with the long lines for coffee during breaks.
It has everything to do with the current state of our denomination. We are in a state of infighting, which is not healthy for the long-term mission and vitality of the church. Continue reading “Why I’m Not Looking Forward to Annual Conference”
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Perhaps like many of you, I sat glued to my television and live stream on my computer as Christine Blasey … Continue reading How Should We Respond to Sexual Assault
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