Eye of an Eagle and Spirit of a Dove

Eye of an Eagle and Spirit of a Dove

Eye of an Eagle and Spirit of a Dove Lectionary 16 December 2018 Third Sunday of Advent Zephaniah 3:14-20 Isaiah 12:2-6 Philippians 4:4-7 Luke 3:7-18 Text to Life Bird brain. It is an insulting label we plaster on those we deem dim-witted, clueless, or less “with it”...

Advent 3: Waiting in Darkness

Darkness can seep into our lives in many ways, regardless of the season or the time of year. And despite the festivity that is inherently part of preparing for Christmas, darkness – as a metaphor and as a lack of light – for many, pervades. Some congregations now...
Being Mortal

Being Mortal

Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End Atul Gawande, 2014 –Review by Landrum P. Leavell III, Th.D.             This book has absolutely nothing to do with the art of preaching. It has everything to do with the stories of those to whom we preach,...

Pastor’s Prayer for 16 December 2018

Lord, our God and Father give to many to all, and to us as well, that we may celebrate Christmas like this: that in complete thankfulness, utter humpty, and then complete joy and confidence we may come to the one whom you have sent and in whom you yourself have come...