From the President 1-22-2017

I can think of no better time than the beginning of a New Year to think about the peace of Christ. If we ever needed…

From the President 1-8-2017

At the beginning of this New Year, let me offer you a tutorial on foolishness to guide you through the next twelve months. I conjecture…

From the President 12-25-2016

I love the imagery in the Advent text from Matthew 1:20: “But just when he had resolved to do this, an angel of the Lord…

From the President 12-11-2016

Irish writer and novelist, Colum McCann, writes: “I don’t know a poem that consistently brings a tear to my eye, but I can always count…

Special Announcement

A Word or Two from the Disciples Home Missions Board of Directors In his President’s Report to the Board of Directors of Disciples Home Missions in…

From the President 11-27-2016

I want to share with you some wise words from Yale University for the second time this month. Yale’s President, Peter Salovey, spoke these words…

From the President 11-13-2016

Disciples Home Missions in partnership with the Christian Church Capital Area and the Disciples Center for Public Witness created some years ago the position of…

From the President 10-23-2016

Bertrand Russell’s essay, “Why I am Not a Christian,” was written a little over 89 years ago, March 6, 1927 to be exact. It has…

From the President 10-9-2016

The testimony of the scripture is that God intervenes in history to save us when we cannot do it for ourselves. Look at the parade…

Disciples Presence at Standing Rock

As this post is being released, a group of Disciples have made plans to travel to Standing Rock and visibly represent the Christian Church (Disciples of…

From the President 9-25-2016

One quite never knows about the effectiveness of this task we call preaching, seemingly an archaic mode of discourse in this contemporary world. Surfing the…

From the President 9-11-2016

This past week I read a brief article entitled, “A 21st Century Plea for Empathy.” The words of the article are just as important as…