Dangerous Discipleship

Dangerous Discipleship

Dangerous Discipleship Lectionary 24 March 2019 3rd Sunday in Lent Isaiah 55:1-9 Psalm 63:1-8 1 Corinthians 10:1-13 Luke 13:1-9 Text to Life McDonald’s and Chick-fil-A are offering discounts on their fish burgers this month. Did you even notice. It’s a small bow to...

Bitter Sweet –Preaching Tip for March 2019

Lent is a bitter sweet time. Bitter because we remember the sorrow of the cross. Sweet, because we know the joy of the resurrection. Choose props and visuals that help people feel both of these feelings during Lent. This creates a unique and memorable experience of...

Lent 2

Last week’s Bach Cello Suite #1 took us on a lyrical journey along easy meadow paths, setting a sauntering tempo and a joyful outlook. This week’s Suite #2 has a distinctly different timbre. Suite #2 in D minor keeps us off-kilter throughout its six movements. The #2...
The Rise

The Rise

The Rise: Creativity, the Gift of Failure, and the Search for Mastery by Sarah Lewis (2015) ISBN:978-1-4516-2923-1 –Review by Douglas Balzer Three words, yes, three words resonated with me in the title of this book and drew me to it. Creativity, failure, and...