Jim Parsons


American's Idol

Trying to respond pastorally and propheticaly to the latest mass shootings in America, the Rev. Jim Parsons came to a hard truth: Guns are America's idols.



What responsibility do white people have for what other white people do? The question haunts the Rev. Jim Parsons as he learns more about white privilege. more

Aug 17, 2017 3:08 PM Jim Parsons

A preaching institute inspires the Rev. Jim Parsons to take a poetic look at the path of his sacred vocation. more

Mar 23, 2017 12:17 PM Jim Parsons

German Refugees

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There's a consistent thread in the Bible about our duty to welcome strangers -- refugees and immigrants -- in our midst, writes the Rev. Jim Parsons, who quotes chapter and verse as well. more

Jan 30, 2017 5:46 PM Jim Parsons

Blessed graphic

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It has become a common meme on social media, but Jesus meant more than having a good life when he taught about what makes us blessed, writes the Rev. Jim Parsons. more

Jan 18, 2017 3:32 PM Jim Parsons

Changes Ahead

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The Rev. Jim Parsons looks to a leadership course to provide guidance on enacting changes necessary to the life of the church. more

Apr 15, 2015 12:55 PM Jim Parsons

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