Worship and the Lament – My Lament: My Gift to God

In her book, “Spirit and Trauma: A Theology of Remaining”[1] Author Shelly Rambo draws forward the experiences of Holy Saturday–the space between Jesus’s death and Jesus’s resurrection. If the crucifixion Continue Reading

When the Pastor leaves:  Congregational Grief in Pastoral Transition

Well, there goes another pastor! As the members of First Church woke Sunday morning, they were excited about another Sunday morning worship. This small, rural, aging congregation has had its Continue Reading