To Love the Established Church

The May 22nd Episode of the Rainer on Leadership podcast is titled "Six Reasons to Love the Established Church." There was a time in my ministry when I did not love the established church. Even now, it's sometimes a struggle. I was raised in the established church. My great-grandfather, Matthew Bunyan Smith, was the pastor … Continue reading To Love the Established Church

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The music that takes me back

In 1983 my family returned to the U.S. from southeast Asia. In 1984 I discovered MTV. Funny that a television network (rather than the radio) should open my eyes to the world of current music. I borrowed my Dad's Walkman (bought in Hong Kong) and would come to use a good deal of my paper … Continue reading The music that takes me back