(My friend Andrew is going through a very difficult time. This is a summary of our conversation today.) Andrew: Hi, Dennis. I wanted to call and let you know how I’m doing. Me: I’m glad you did. I haven’t been able to get you off my mind since our last talk. So what’s going on? […]Read more "A Talk With Andrew – 06/30/16"
(My friend Andrew is going through a very difficult time. This is a summary of our recent conversation.) Me: Hi, Andrew. Good to hear from you. How’s everything? Andrew: Depressing. Me: I’m really sorry to hear that. What’s going on? Andrew: Nothing good. My spiritual life is cold and distant. My marriage is about […]Read more "A Talk With Andrew – 06/17/16"
(This is the 7th dialogue in this series. It’s an edited and reconstructed version of the actual talk, but it accurately represents the essence of what was said. This is done with his permission, provided all personal references are omitted. I pick it up after the opening chit-chat.) Me: It’s been a good month since […]Read more "Dialogue With A Pastor’s ‘Gay’ Son – #7: Back To Basics"
(My friend Andrew is in a fierce spiritual battle. We had this talk very recently.) Me: I got your text that you wanted me to call you. So here I am. Andrew: Thanks for calling. I just wanted to let you know that I’m in some crisis counselling with my pastor. One thing he wants […]Read more "A Talk With Andrew"