Jan to June 2017

Face-to-Face

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I attended a meeting in Chicago and we had an evening meal with a local church that has seen its neighborhood change.  Like many congregations, the choices are adapt or fail.  This small congregation has decided to embrace refugee and immigrant families and reformat its future. After sharing a meal together, families from different continents […]

July to December 2015

I am a Pharisee

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I’ve felt that I’ve been a pretty good judge of people. That I am more perceptive about feelings or the unspoken realities in situations, that I can “read” people well.   This past week I had two situations where I was completely wrong. One was asking a coworker about a person they had worked with at […]