Sunday Reads: 12/21/14 (Christmas Edition)

This week for Sunday Reads I’m sharing five blog posts about Christmas that I found worth sharing and pondering. They appear in no particular order. Happy pondering. Praise: In the Tradition of Mary’s Magnificant: Jenn at JennRaeSpeaks writes… Read More

God’s Wish List

‘It is not a time to give God our wish list.’ -A. Elaine Brown Crawford, The Lord is Our Light It’s that time of year. We’ve been making lists and checking them twice. I made a list of… Read More

Quote: Diaconate Reality

Sunday Reads: 12/14/14

  Here are five blog posts I found over the last week or so that I thought were worth sharing and pondering on. They appear in no particular order. Happy pondering. Invite More to the Table by Making… Read More

VeggieTales: Saint Nicholas (2009)

How often does the true meaning of Christmas get lost in the excitement of the holiday? In the VeggieTales Christmas tale Saint Nicholas, the Veggies are experiencing this same tension. The kids are concerned about what they will get… Read More

Quote: Advent Reminder

Prayer for World AIDS Day

This prayer was used yesterday during worship. World AIDS Day, since 1988, has been December 1 and a day to educate and advocate for those persons living with HIV/AIDS.

Sermon: Yearning and Hoping

Repost: A Crisis It Will Be

  I’m reposting the audio of a sermon I preached a few years ago at Peakland. I preached this sermon at the Community Thanksgiving service last night.    

VeggieTales in the House

On November 26, Netflix will premiere a new Saturday-morning style series of VeggieTales cartoons.  In the original cartoons, Bob the Tomato and Larry the Cucumber would introduce the shorts from the kitchen counter. I never thought about it… Read More

Re-Light Your Candle

Ten candles had been lit to remember the saints who had claimed the promise of the resurrection this past year. The candles were flickering throughout the service. The wax dripped along the edges of the candlelabra. 

VeggieTales’ Holiday Hot Line


Just in time for Thanksgiving, the gang from VeggieTales is here to share jokes, scripture, and cooking tips. The creators of VeggieTales are gearing up for the release of the brand new VeggieTales in the House, which is… Read More


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