God is speaking – we really should listen by Cathi Johnson

In 2009, the world received a shock. A woman of a certain age, with frizzy hair, caterpillar eyebrows, dark hose under a light dress, stood on a stage and expressed her desire to become a professional singer.  The judges on Britains Got Talent – and apparently the entire live audience (dare I say all of […]

Who moved my pastor? By Cathi Johnson

  Years ago, I read a book called “Who Moved My Cheese?,” about two mice and two little-people who had some decisions to make about survival when their readily available cheese was suddenly gone.  It’s a tongue-in-cheek reference to what humans do when changes are afoot.  Some hunker down and insist things must remain the […]

I went to a graduation, and church broke out! – by Cathi Johnson

As I sat among trustees, with faculty in front of me and family members behind me, graduates to my right and more family to my left, I enjoyed the bubbling wellspring of goodwill and excitement.  It was intended to be a graduation ceremony for 53 seminary students, but instead, church broke out! We often talk […]