Sunday night, we kicked off a brand new, two week Christmas series with your students. "Christmas in Disguise" is designed to talk about the stuff we don't often talk about around the holidays - the messy stuff. It is all about those awkward moments that don't feel much like the hope and joy that Jesus … Continue reading Christmas in Disguise: Week 1
The bi-annuals. That's what my brother calls them. You know them, you've seen them in your church. They are the the folks who show up twice a year, on Christmas and Easter. So as a pastor, how do you approach this opportunity to preach to a group of people that you only see these two … Continue reading Go big or go home
As we prepare for the holidays I was reminded as I read Matthew 20:29-34, Jesus' heart for those who are spiritually and physically hurting in our world. As Jesus and the disciples left the town of Jericho, a large crowd followed behind. Two blind men were sitting beside the road. When they heard that Jesus … Continue reading Do you hear them?
Can I just say I LOVE Amazon's Wish List. I used to walk through the bookstore wandering around not being able to remember any of the titles I wanted to get or when people would ask what I would like for a gift giving occasion, I would draw a blank. No more. Since last spring … Continue reading When you wish upon Amazon…
Katie, Abbie, Peyton, and I wish you and yours a very Merry Christmas!