Something New Every Day

As ministers of any denomination, it is incumbent upon us to remain “open at the top,” as Ernest Holmes, the founder of Religious Science used to say. Recently, I had the opportunity to explore the parables, and of course, the first and, I believe, the most important is the parable of the two debtors. If [Read More…]

On Principle

Recently, in a conversation with a fellow minister, the term “off Principle” came up. This turn of phrase is akin to another equally offensive phrase, “You’re out of Principle,” which was popular in the 80s and 90s and used frequently by teachers of that generation as a not-so-subtle shaming technique. I have searched and searched [Read More…]