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The Pastoral Sherlock Holmes — Preaching And The Sacred Act Of Noticing

Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes is one of the most portrayed characters in the history of fiction, film, and stage. Doyle’s four novels and fifty-six short stories involving Scotland Yard’s favorite sleuth have multiplied into hundreds of movies, television programs, and stage productions. Holmes is so ubiquitous that many people believe that this fictional character was in fact a historic figure. No, he was not. Archetypal, perhaps. Composite, most assuredly. Historical, no. read more

From Reluctant Mentoring To Adequate Leadering

If you’ve read this space before, you know that I have made confessions like: read more

Top Five Tuesday — Top Five Things You Might Not Think I’d Miss During Quarantine But I Do

Everyone misses human interaction, large gatherings, family ties, and, yes, live sports. read more

Making Princeton … Proud?

Look who’s there in this month’s Princeton Alumni Weekly in the Class  of 1984’s “News & Notes” section. read more

Those Kids Are Listening REALLY, REALLY Closely

A Good Shepherd mom sent me this photo of her seven year old son … read more

Top Five Tuesday — Top Five Biblical Patterns For Prayer In A Pandemic

One of the joyful byproducts of a melancholy time like the present is that people are motivated to pray. read more