In community, we are learning interdependence, allowing independence to reveal the beauty of each individual and allowing dependence which does not produce shame or despair in the dependent, or a sense of superiority in the one depended upon.
I expected to be writing more often than this by now. In the culture of the moment, it seems that everything is public, but I keep finding things that I want to say that I cannot share with the world. Things about my past that I cannot share because they are still too raw within … More Teacher, Educate Thyself
My job title is Family Teacher (or, one half of a Family Teaching Couple), and as I’m getting used to that I’ve been thinking about skill-building of late. The teaching which is expected of me is entirely practical, not at all esoteric, and so if I am teaching effectively, the people I am teaching will … More Skill sets
I’ve been trying to decide how I’m going to talk about this season of life, and I’m still undecided. That means (I think) that for a while I’ll be using this space to tell stories about the work I am doing with my wife Christy, and to share reflections I have on what I’m learning … More Learning What I Didn’t Know I Didn’t Know
Some of you have known this was coming for a while, but now we are ready to talk about details: I have resigned as the Pastor of St. Paul Evangelical United Church of Christ, and in mid-September, Christy and I will be moving our family to Cupertino, California, where we will be serving as the lead staff … More Changes