When Faith Becomes Sight

When Faith Becomes Sight

Publisher: IVP Books (November 19, 2019)Language: EnglishISBN-10: 0830846638ISBN-13: 978-0830846634–Review by Vern Hyndman Beth and David Booram’s “When Faith Becomes Sight” is an invitation story to Spiritual Direction. If for any reason the term “Spiritual...
The Art of Keeping Quiet

The Art of Keeping Quiet

The Art of Keeping QuietStory Lectionary1 December 2019First Week of the Advent of Our Lord’s BirthThe Lord Gives Moses the Words to Speak (Exodus 4)King David Divides the Priests into Sects, Including the Eighth –Abijah, Descendants of Aaron (1 Chronicles 24)The...

Advent –Preaching Tip for 1 December 2019

In the season of Advent, the challenge for pastors is to make new what we celebrate each year. This year, look around you to find interesting metaphors that you can use to add a fresh look at advent. Try metaphors such as the wreath, red berries, flame of the...

Pastor’s Prayer for 1 December 2019

May the Strength of God guide us.May the Power of God preserve us.May the Wisdom of God instruct us.May the Hand of God protect us.May the Way of God direct us.May the Shield of God defend us.May the Angels of God guard us.– Against the snares of the evil one....

Advent Has Begun

So Advent is upon us. It brings with it the sounds and smells of the coming holiday season. As I wrote about last week, Advent and Christmas are different holiday seasons. In one season we wear Purple (blue for you Lutherans… lol), in the other we wear white....