Walking Lightly Into A New World: Spiritual Awakening After the Pandemic

Today, we welcome my dad, the Rev. David Beckett, a retired United Methodist pastor living in Bend, Oregon, to share a guest post. Do you remember where you were when momentous events happened in the world?  I remember being in the sixth grade at Lincoln Elementary School in Hamilton, Ohio when President Kennedy was assassinated.  … Continue reading Walking Lightly Into A New World: Spiritual Awakening After the Pandemic

I Have Some Things To Tell You: A Pastor Says Goodbye During a Pandemic

Well, here we go!Toward the end of March, I got an email from a publishing company with a pass on a proposal I'd sent their way. I felt relieved. Odd response for something I'd worked on for two years.¬†Within a few hours, an idea emerged.¬†What if I wrote a book to my church as a … Continue reading I Have Some Things To Tell You: A Pastor Says Goodbye During a Pandemic