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.

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December 9th
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 6th
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 11th
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 12th
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...
June 11th
Recently, I received what I hoped was a serious inquiry asking “What Moravian Church doctrine/logic do you use to set the parameters for what biblical theology is accepted and what is up for debate?” Unfortunately, like many others the inquiry was not hon...