The Care and Feeding of Ministers

The Care and Feeding of Ministers

After years of writing articles admonishing us to care well for others and ourselves, the installation of our new Senior Minister Dr. McEntyre has made me realize I’ve never written about minister care. You might be surprised to know that the gifts that help your...

Navigating Griefland

Each of us at some time or other feels like the victim of emotions we can’t name: an inexplicable loss of energy combined with sleeplessness, a mysterious anxiety which doesn’t seem related to any upcoming event, an anger or impatience with those we love, a sense of...
Multi-Sensory Care

Multi-Sensory Care

Brain scientists say the brain sits in the dark, silent box of the skull unaware of what is going on until the five senses send their information there to be interpreted. The church, trying to share its messages of love, concern and hope, has long depended upon the...
Belonging: Pastoral Care

Belonging: Pastoral Care

There’s a Seinfeld episode in which Jerry’s friend Elaine discovers that her boyfriend is an evangelical Christian who believes that when they die, he is going to heaven, and she’s going to hell. She becomes furious with him for not being concerned enough that she’s...

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