Author Archives: Martin Lehman

About Martin Lehman

I was born 91 years ago, the son of a Mennonite pastor and organic gardener in Franklin County, Pennsylvania. At age 10 I was baptized as a member of the Marion Mennonite Church. I own the "Old Fool" moniker because I want to walk the Jesus Way even though the world and much of the church takes me as a fool for doing so. In my life I have moved from being a young conservative to an elderly radical. I tell that story in My Faith Journey posted on my website.

Names and their Meaning

In my last post I wrote that Covenant Mennonite Fellowship is the only church in Sarasota that has Mennonite in its name. A friend told me that it may be more accurate to say that Covenant Menonite is the only … Continue reading

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Bound together by Friendship.

“Henceforth I call you not servants; for the servant knoweth not what his lord doeth: but I have called you friends;  for all things that I have heard of my Father I have made known unto you”   “Friend “is a beautiful … Continue reading

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Visits with Pastors

Yesterday I chatted for an over an hour with Phil Waite, CMC’s lead pastor.  In her hospital room, Rhoda was asked where we were going to go to church.  She and I were visiting churches before deciding on a church … Continue reading

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