Monthly Archives: January 2015

local ordained ministers

50 years ago I spent a year in Greece studying the rural church there. I found that the smallest village had their own locally ordained priest whose job it was to be the local pastor and to conduct all services … Continue reading

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the Big 0

It has become the custom to make a big thing of birthdays that end with 0.  I have just come through the ritual of entering my 81st year during which people routinely ask me if I feel different, to which … Continue reading

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