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 day 14 hours ago
For one year, my wife and I are living 2,700 miles apart.She lives in a one-bedroom apartment here, south of San Francisco. Each weekday she walks two blocks to the home of our middle son and his...
Posted by Tom Ehrich 4 weeks 1 day 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 5 weeks 1 day 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 7 weeks 1 day 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 8 weeks 1 day 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...