The Disciples’ Love Language

The Disciples’ Love Language

The Disciples’’ Love Language Lectionary 3 December 2017 1st Sunday of Advent Isaiah 64:1-9 Psalm 80:1-7, 17-19 1 Corinthians 1:3-9 Mark 13:24-37 Text to Life The latest Dunkin’ Donuts ad has pre-school age children describing their parents’ early morning,...
Quiet

Quiet

Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World that Can’t Stop Talking (2013) ISBN 978-0-307-35215-6 by Susan Cain –Review by Doug Balzer   Introvert or extrovert personality types and the space in between the extremes are a fascinating experience, as well as a...

What Are You Reading for Advent?

Advent has been taken over by consumerism Summary: A few years back, I purchased a Star Wars themed Advent calendar due to my tremendous love of the movies and the subculture surrounding it. However, I realized it was very difficult to use this calendar to tell the...

Christ the King Sunday

“I Believe.” These two small words make all the difference. On Christ the King Sunday, as we speak together the Apostles’ or Nicene Creed, we affirm our allegiance to the Holy King. Not to the rulers of this world, not to the idols that so insidiously call for our...
The Promise of Prayer

The Promise of Prayer

The Promise of Prayer: Heard by God Story Lectionary 3 December 2017 The First Sunday of the Advent of Our Lord The Lord Gives Moses the Words to Speak (Exodus 4) King David Divides the Priests into Sects, Including the Eighth –Abijah, Descendants of Aaron (1...