The Freedom of an Ecumenical Christian

Grace to you and peace, from God our Creator and the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen. “A Christian is a perfectly free lord of all, subject to none. A Christian is a perfectly dutiful servant of all, subject to all.” Martin … Read more

“For such a time as this” – a Commencement Address

Dearest faculty and staff, distinguished guests, colleagues in ministry, families, friends: grace to you and peace from God our Creator and the Lord Jesus Christ. In August of 2009, I was at a conference with a number of other clergy-types. … Read more

Almost always being made sorta new?

You’ve made it to my blog, and you’ve poked through some of the old posts. I’m glad! But I’m willing to bet, at some point in time, you questioned my blog title and tagline. Or, you know that I’m taking a … Read more

Why does Mark need another freakin’ blog?

That’s a fantastic question.  In April, I began blogging again after a year’s break.  I wrote once or twice a week until the end of May when I took a vacation – 17 days in southwestern Germany.  It was a great trip with … Read more