Visit my blog, Reflections of a Roving Mind.  Topics on this blog range all over the place, from theology to ducks to politics.  

The opinions expressed in this blog are solely my own, and do not represent the official positions of the Moravian Church in America, Trinity Moravian Church, Salem Congregation, Elsevier, Focal Press, the New York Times, the Jerusalem Post, the Pharaoh of Egypt, or the Hoover Administration.  I reserve the right to be mistaken.  Anyone looking for infallibility needs to look elsewhere.

Some recent posts include:

May 18th
I stopped by Bethlehem last week to have my last look at Martin Tower.  The next time I visit it won’t be there.  As the implosion of the iconic landmark approaches, I thought we should take a moment to look back at the man who it was named after. I … Co...
December 10th
This morning I preached on Malachi 3:1-20, a passage made famous to moderns by the aria in Handel’s The Messiah: For he is like a refiner’s fire and like fullers’ soap; he will sit as a refiner and purifier of silver, and he will purify the descendants of...
October 7th
First, a confession: I am a Holmes fundamentalist. I’ve been a rabid fan of Arthur Conan Doyle’s fictional detective for most of my life, and I don’t think the quirky consulting detective needs to be improved. After all, there is a reason why fascination ...
September 12th
Can we talk?  I guess not. Having a conversation with anyone about nearly anything these days is nearly impossible. Even with good friends. Look, I’m not a political animal. I do not start with party politics and go from there. I’m interested in issues, a...
June 13th
Jesus is the Lens In my last post, I mentioned Dr. Craig Atwood’s comment that for Moravians, “Jesus is the lens,” the lens through which we view and interpret all of the Bible and theology. For us, Jesus is the greatest revelation of the nature of God, a...