Where and how were you closest to God today?

Where and how were you closest to God today?

There are all sorts of spiritual practices that we can use to become more mindful of God’s presence in our lives. This year, for the season of Lent, I have decided to do an “Examen Prayer” as a spiritual practice.  Every night, before I go to sleep, I will ask...
Gratitude for a Deep Bench

Gratitude for a Deep Bench

Last Sunday morning, after a night spent cleaning up a sick child’s vomit (wondering if the boy might be contagious), I started feeling a bit woozy (I guess he was contagious!).  When my wife, Amy, got up on Sunday, she – too – was feeling woozy.  I was...
When You Go to the Town Council Meeting. . .

When You Go to the Town Council Meeting. . .

. . . be prepared to wait a little while. . . This past Wednesday, BPC’s Communications Director, Beth Evarts, and I attended a meeting of the Bedford Town Council to talk about our hopes and dreams for celebrating the 275th Anniversary of the founding of our...
The Gospel

The Gospel

A memory popped up on my Facebook feed this past week:  it has been seven years since we began to use the red Glory to God hymnals!  What a tremendous blessing!  In the ten years since the publication Glory to God: The Presbyterian Hymnal  I have found only a few...