Month: January 2020

Weekly Message from T. J.

Holding Healing

There are many privileges that come with being a minister. The trust others give you to hold some of their more tender feelings is one. Another is the chance to share on a regular basis your thoughts or interpretation of events, history, and beliefs … read more.

Weekly Message from T. J.

Love and Spreadsheets

If I’ve said it once, people have heard me say it 100 times, “Sometimes love looks like a well managed spreadsheet.” Well, friends, on Sunday I did my best to make that so. As some of you know, I keep track of the … read more.

Weekly Message from T. J.

I Am Weak but We Are Strong

Some of you know I have a bit of a habit of tracking things and looking at numbers. Partly this is because in ministry there are not many metrics to measure progress or effectiveness that can produce data. There … read more.

Weekly Message from T. J.

The Quality of Mercy

Friends, welcome to the new decade. The turning of the year in the Gregorian calendar is certainly a time when many of us take stock of the year and make plans for the new year we enter together. For me, it is … read more.