The Dragon Keeper’s Handbook

The Dragon Keeper’s Handbook

The Dragon Keeper’s Handbook: Including the Myth & Mystery, Care & Feeding, Life & Lore of these Fiercely Splendid Creatures By Shawn MacKenzie ISBN 978-0-7387-2785-1 Published 2011; 314 pages –Review by Douglas Balzer   Here be Dragons ....

It’s a metaphor! –Preaching Tip for 30 July 2017

One of the most prominent metaphors in scripture is water. From the “deep” in Genesis to the invitation to “Drink freely” in revelation, water is everywhere in scripture. How do you exegete this metaphor? You might start simply by making a list of all of the...

Pastor’s Prayer for 30 July 2017

CREED OF CHRISTIAN LOVE IN CHRIST Faith issues in love. Love is not a belief system. Love does not mean agreeing with everything someone else thinks. Love prevails as the only precept. Love rises above conflict, extends the hand of peace, even the peace to differ....

Walking in the Air

Aled Jones is a Welsh vocalist, a celebrated boy treble who rose to prominence with a popular Christmas Album, and then a BBC documentary on his training and burgeoning career. From the age of 8 through 12, Jones sang every week in the choir of the cathedral in Bangor...
The Fred Rogers Doctrine

The Fred Rogers Doctrine

The Fred Rogers Doctrine Lectionary 23 July 2017 7th Sunday After Pentecost Genesis 28:10-19a Psalm 139:1-12, 23-24 Romans 8:12-25 Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43 Text to Life It was a really hot summer day in the small community of Mountain Home, Idaho. [This happened only a...