November 28, 2015
by Dr. R. Scott

Birth. Day.

Today is my birthday. Birth. Day. I am grateful for the many people who have contributed to my life. Friends. Family. Parents. Grandparents. Children. Grandchild. Spouse. Dogs. And yes, churches. On this day of my birth I’m aware that every … Continue reading

November 10, 2015
by Dr. R. Scott

Students. Standing. Up.

I am impressed by those students at the University of Missouri who stood tall, protested an administration insensitive to a variety of racial incidents, and I’m also impressed that a Division One NCAA football team would stand up for African … Continue reading

November 9, 2015
by Dr. R. Scott

Patti. Smith.

Some of you may know Patti Smith as a punk rock performer or poet. But in recent years she’s turned her attention to memoir, and has done so with a fluttering deft touch. In 2010 she chronicled her friendship with … Continue reading

November 2, 2015
by Dr. R. Scott

View. Point.

Consider this: We love God by trying on a new viewpoint. A new perspective. Turning the prism slightly and seeing new color or experiencing new insight. I was recently at the new Broad Museum in Los Angles. I like it … Continue reading