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The word is... examine

March 8, 2018

Ancient church mothers and fathers often greeted one another with the phrase, “Give me a word.” This greeting led to the sharing of insights and wisdom. Today we continue this tradition with this monthly column. EXAMINE By Rev...

What are YOU reading, pastor?

March 5, 2018

We asked several leading pastors in the Baltimore-Washington Conference about the books they’re reading. We asked what they would recommend to others, what books have influenced their thinking and ministry the most, what one book they would...

Fifty years after Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassination, where should the black church go from here?

February 26, 2018

On the one hand, the black church appears to be lagging behind movements like #BlackLivesMatter as either late adopters or reluctant risk takers who opt out completely. That reluctance seems to be grounded in the notion that the church cannot...

The word is... exercise

February 13, 2018

Ancient church mothers and fathers often greeted one another with the phrase, “Give me a word.” This greeting led to the sharing of insights and wisdom. Today we continue this tradition with this monthly column. EXERCISE By Rev...

The word is ... exhale

January 8, 2018

Ancient church mothers and fathers often greeted one another with the phrase, “Give me a word.” This greeting led to the sharing of insights and wisdom. Today we continue this tradition with this monthly column. EXHALE By Rev...

What men should be saying right about now

January 8, 2018

The cascading list of some very public figures being held accountable during this “Season of Reckoning” calls the rest of us men to account for a double standard we have allowed to exist for far too long, rooted in untethered, privileged male...

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