January 1, 2022 will be the first day of my new appointment as pastor of Grace United Methodist Church in Geneseo, IL. Due to the retirement of both pastors there, I will serve as an interim until June 30, 2022. There are two types of interim pastorates: caretaker and transitional. The first focuses on care and restoration, the second on initiating changes. My work is of the transition type. You can read an article I wrote on transitional interim ministry if you click here.
Welcome to my website. It is the repository of both my work (papers, sermons, projects…) and personal archives (photos, recipes, etc.), a work in progress.
This past fall I wrote four essays in memory of my father. Click here to read them.
The photos below are a sample from my recent 20 day road trip to the northwest (August 4-23, 2021.