Christianity 101: The Holy Spirit

Christianity 101: The Holy Spirit

VIEW VIDEO  I was at a weeklong conference up north about fifteen or so years ago. One morning after I spoke, I was chatting with folks, shaking hands, that kind of thing, when I was approached by three women, who asked if I would meet with them privately that...
Christianity 101: The Holy Spirit

Christianity 101: Does Jesus Save Us?

Back when I was 16, and the Catholics traded me to the Quakers for two draft picks yet to be announced, I had to learn a whole new way of doing church. Out went the male-only leadership and obeying them always, in came Quaker women on a mission from God and staying...
Christianity 101: The Holy Spirit

What Does It Mean to Be Spiritual? (4)

VIEW VIDEO  It is good to be back with you. I was in North Carolina last Sunday, speaking to Baptists at a Methodist retreat center. I drove down, but Joan stayed in Danville, hoping to avoid my habit of listening to radio preachers on long car trips. I listen not so...
Fruits of the Spirit (1)  (Galatians 5:22)

Fruits of the Spirit (1) (Galatians 5:22)

When I graduated from seminary, I was pastoring a little Quaker meeting in the city, but wanted to work my way up to a big church, then become the General Secretary of Friends United Meeting, which is the closest thing the Quakers have to a pope, except for the power...