how can i keep from singing?
fossores, 7 years ago 0 1 min read 1505
After spending a few hours with my friends Paul and Heidi yesterday, Paul called me with one more thought. See, we’d talked a lot about the high failure rate in ministry – and particularly about how our own lives had been harmed by pastors who’d refused to stick to the straight and narrow – so his final thought, from an old quaker hymn, was quite touching:
when friends, from shame, are undefiled
how can I keep from singing?
Dr. David McDonald is the teaching pastor at Westwinds Community Church in Jackson, MI. The church, widely considered among the most innovative in America, has been featured on CNN.com and in the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, and Time Magazine. David weaves deep theological truths with sharp social analysis and peculiar observations on pop culture. He lives in Jackson with his wife, Carmel, and their two kids. Follow him on twitter (@fossores) or online at fossores.com
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