The Common Good

Tom Ehrich

Tom Ehrich is a writer, church consultant and Episcopal priest based in New York. He is the author of Just Wondering, Jesus and founder of the Church Wellness Project. His website is www.morningwalkmedia.com. Follow Tom on Twitter @tomehrich. Tom's posts appear via RNS.

Blog Posts by Tom Ehrich

Posted by Tom Ehrich 1 week 3 days ago
I had just started as pastor of a large church when a key leader took me aside and said I was free to preach about anything I wanted, except homosexuality.He didn’t want to hear any sermons...
Posted by Tom Ehrich 3 weeks 3 days ago
Early on the first Sunday of Advent, I logged in to Pandora and heard the familiar chant “Adoro Te Devote.”As a child, I knew Thomas Aquinas’ beloved text as “Humbly I Adore Thee.” At that time,...
Posted by Tom Ehrich 4 weeks 4 days ago
Every now and then something scars the “national memory,” and we encounter ourselves as a single people. We grieve as one or we celebrate as one.Those moments are rare, and maybe they should be rare...
Posted by Tom Ehrich 5 weeks 3 days ago
I’ve decided not to worry about the earlier-than-ever start to Christmas commerce this year.Shortly after Halloween, with hardly a nod to Thanksgiving, stores and advertisers began going full-bore on...
Posted by Tom Ehrich 6 weeks 4 days ago
Election 2014: Something important has just happened.Big money bought an election. Fear prevailed over confidence and loathing over reason. The majority chose not to vote, allowing a passionate...