Tag Archives: Robert Trawick

Oh, Say Can You See…

Independence Day is upon us, an appropriate time to wade into a topic which can prove contentious for many congregations – national flags in sanctuary spaces.  If your worship space contains a national flag, I would urge you to use … Continue reading

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Circus Reflections

While on the road recently, I passed a billboard advertising the final tour of the Ringling Brothers Circus.  I had briefly registered an article about the passing of the circus earlier this year, but the billboard brought it home and … Continue reading

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LEARNING FROM RUTH IN AN AGE OF NEHEMIAH

“Why have I found favor in your sight, that you should take notice of me, when I am a foreigner?” (Ruth 2: 10 NRSV) The book of Nehemiah is a book of return and restoration dating to the post-exile period … Continue reading

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More Than the Hokey Pokey

“Happy are those who observe justice, who do righteousness at all times.”  Psalm 106:3 Being Presbyterian, I am prone to thinking that God requires singing  ”Holy, Holy, Holy” with the descant, debting instead of trespassing, and knowing the table of … Continue reading

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