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 2 weeks 5 days ago
When churches conclude their summer hiatus and resume full-scale ministries this week, much will have changed from a year ago — outside their doors.Conditions might have changed inside, too. But it...
Posted by Tom Ehrich 3 weeks 5 days ago
Church leaders often worry that Sunday morning is the “most segregated day of the week.”On Sundays, churchgoers gather inside congregations that are remarkably monochromatic. Whites with whites,...
Posted by Tom Ehrich 5 weeks 5 days ago
I was scanning my Facebook news feed when I read articles about murders in Iraq.It seems Islamic extremists in Syria are using beheadings and crucifixions to intimidate opponents. ...
Posted by Tom Ehrich 6 weeks 5 days ago
I went to the town dump today, and I found it open, functioning, filled with people doing the right thing in the right way, giving useful advice to a novice, and able to drive in and out without...
Posted by Tom Ehrich 7 weeks 5 days ago
When I was a child, I lived in a black-and-white world of all-this or all-that.Humankind meant my family. The world meant my neighborhood. Religion meant my church. Politics meant my father’s beliefs...