Sex Abuse in Southern Baptist Churches

No one likes airing one's own dirty laundry.  There is plenty of dirty laundry to be aired.  A scandal ising erupt in the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC). Sexual abuse is currently being reported by the Houston Chronicle, a 3-part series titled Abuse of Faith (February 2019) (Part 1, Part 2, Part 3). It's no longer …

On my clergy vestments: black, white or none?

After I get my hands on a black academic gown, I’d like to wear it on a preaching Sunday just to be a rebel.  A secret: I think black is kind of cool.  Recently, I just purchased a Roman-style "doggy" clerical collar but I'm not wearing it because it’s so difficult to attach.  It looks …

What does your pastor wear on Sundays?

What does your pastor wear on Sundays?  I envy the likes of Pastor Mark Driscoll who looks like he just slapped on a T-shirt and a pair of old ripped up jeans for Sunday morning church service (or gathering).   I wonder if he even plans out his wardrobe for Sundays?  I wish I could wear …