Thursday, November 21, 2019

Filling—and fulfilling—feasts

Here we go again—all those Thanksgiving and Christmas dinner gatherings! While there are the unfortunate few who long to be part of just one...

Roadside assistance

I love the 2006 comedy film RV starring Robin Williams. The film tells the story of Bob Munro (played by Williams) taking his family...

Home for the holidays

I was so looking forward to our first Christmas as a married couple. Decorating our apartment, shopping for gifts, baking my favorite Christmas goodies...

God’s call to connection

"W e wish you a merry Christmas, we wish you a merry Christmas."  Our television sang out the ending to another Hallmark holiday movie. I was...

Sowers, seeds and sermons

Since leaving pastoral ministry a little over a year ago and moving to the opposite side of the pulpit, I have listened to many...

The very words of God

Lynn: Public Bible reading in worship has strong biblical support. When Moses gave the Torah to Israel, he commanded the people to read it...

Hope to see you again—and why that might happen

Do you remember the least favorite of essays you had to write every new school year? “How I spent my summer vacation” or something...

Life on mission

There is little chance that anyone who has chosen to be in a faith-follow relationship with Jesus would not “vote for” living as a...