Spring Season!

Last Wednesday afternoon, someone greeted me with the words, “Happy spring!” Then she corrected herself. She said, “Well, actually it will be spring at 5:58 p.m. this afternoon.” I was impressed. With everything else in life happening, I hadn’t kept up with when the March Equinox would take place and...

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A Pastoral Letter for Unity

Dear Members and Friends, We pray this letter finds you well. As you know, the response to General Conference in St. Louis, February 23-26, has presented many challenges for our denomination and for us here at Dunwoody United Methodist Church (DUMC). As a clergy team, our hearts go out to...

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Be Kind Because…!

At the end of my sermon in the two services I preached last Sunday, I quoted some words from a retired minister and friend of mine, Mike Selleck.  I mentioned that Mike uses these words as a benediction after he preaches or after he has some done some teaching. This...

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Riding Out a Storm!

On the wall of my office, I have a framed copy of Rembrandt’s “The Storm on the Sea of Galilee.” It depicts that passage of Scripture when the disciples were in the boat and a storm arose. In the picture, the sky is dark and ominous. The waves are high....

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