Your Personal Peak

The most prevalent conceptual tool employed to keep us well has been that of "flattening the curve." I've been thinking about that in terms of our national life together. It now occurs to me that we all have our own individual curves of coping with coronavirus. The upside of the curve is when our plans... Continue Reading →

Fast and Slow

One way I have experienced the impact of COVID-19 is the sensation that my work is simultaneously required to be both faster and slower than usual. The need to have a rapid response came primarily in regards to worship and other church gatherings. Skyland decided on a Friday (the 13th) not to hold worship the... Continue Reading →

People to Pray For

The staff at Skyland took a moment to think of groups of people for whom we can pray. Here is the list we came up with. Please pray for people who work in the following areas. Add to the list in the comments. Health Care Public Safety Grocery Service Industry Educators Wage Workers Civil Servants... Continue Reading →

Apart Together

Every 6-8 years I start a new blog. A pandemic seems like as good a time as any to try again. I'm writing with my congregation at Skyland UMC in mind. I'm interested in what you're doing with your quarantines, what you're doing with your children at home, what you're doing with the 127 rolls... Continue Reading →

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