The Prayer of Sustainability

The Prayer of Sustainability

Come Sunday most of us will utter a prayer as we worship together. One of the lines goes like this: “Give us this day our daily bread.” Of course, this comes from The Lord’s Prayer.One doesn’t have to be a Bible scholar to imagine that Jesus is harkening us back to...
Power Transfer

Power Transfer

Sometimes I like to toast an English muffin in the morning. I slide the halves into the toaster, wait a minute and, voila, a warm tasty treat is enjoyed. But here is the thing: My toaster doesn’t have a small generating station inside of it, nor does it have a...
Gifts from a Life Well-Lived

Gifts from a Life Well-Lived

An important question: based on the history of your congregation, do you think it likely that everyone will one day come to die?Another important question: do you think people who give generously in life would want to stop being generous at their death?A third...
Saying Thank You

Saying Thank You

Important question:  How do you say thank you to your givers? And, by the way, you should say thanks to your givers. You could:Call any time a person makes a larger than normal giftCall or write any time someone gives for the first timeCall or write any time someone...