I had an amazing sabbatical this summer, and I waited to return to my blog to decide if it was something I wanted to return to or not. While I began my blog as a way to process my thoughts in conversation with other, share things I was learning, and reflect on the intersection of the spiritual life and culture, most of my recent blog posts have not done that. Instead, it became a chronicle of my speaking, thinking and writing as a Senior Pastor at Eastbrook Church.
As I return to blogging after two months back from my sabbatical, I believe this is a great opportunity to share some of my thoughts as I also walk through deeper aspects of what I am reading, writing, and speaking about as a pastor. Sometimes it will be reposts of messages I’ve given or articles I’ve written. Other times it will include resources or discussion related to a topic I have been addressing recently. Still at other times, you will find unpolished thoughts on current events or issues we are facing. Occasionally I may share I poem I have written, although I am still figuring out what to do with all the poetry I wrote over my sabbatical. All in all, my blog is a place to journal, reflect, and process aloud with others that I enjoy and find stimulating for my own further thinking. That’s why I’m returning here.
I hope you enjoy, and I always love hearing from you.