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Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Week of December 10, 2017

Anybody else just burned out yet? In the mornings sometimes, while dropping my youngest off at school, we'll make a quick flip over to 106.7 FM to hear a Christmas tune. Even my eleven-year-old agreed that it felt better to just turn the radio off altogether the other day. Like some probably unscientific study I heard, Christmas music in the background has the adverse effect of causing stress instead of spreading joy. I don't know if that's true, but it definitely didn't feel true to me at eleven years old.

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Week of December 3, 2017

Did you make your Advent wreath Sunday after worship? If you didn't, no big deal. The pupose for us in creating those was the hope of somehow creating a sacred moment of worship in your homes.

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Week of November 26, 2017

Advent is the church's relationship with time. Probably, were you to ask what bothers the world most about Christianity, asuuming a world still capable of disciplined critical thinking (I have my doubts), on the short list would be the embarrassment of time.

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Week of November 12, 2018

Yep, Thanksgiving already. Don't worry. I'm resisting the urge to write the typical pastor's Thanksgiving newsletter article. Here's just a thing or two to pass along here on the cusp of a new liturgical year.

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Week of November 5, 2017

I awoke this morning thinking about the concept of dialogue. As with all sermons, it's impossible to cover everything and to chase all rabbits. One I wish time would've allowed on Sunday is this idea of dialogue.

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Week of October 29, 2017

We talked about it in worship. We participated in it during The Lord's Supper. Today is All Saints Day.

Wednesday, October 25, 2017