We don’t change that lightbulb. Ethel Achanbach donated that lightbulb to the church in ’66. Are you holding an LED replacement, missy? Do you have a problem with incandescent?!
Oh, I’m sorry. Did you think that was YOUR Frisbee/log/yard/life?
The Canaanite woman knew that crumbs were enough. That there was so much abundance at God’s feast that even the dogs under the table would be satisfied.
So, I’ve been struggling to figure out how to write this post for a while. Just like you probably are, I’m following the events in Israel/Palestine with a growing pit of grief burning in my gut. When I visited this place seven months ago, the political situation was strained (as usual) but stable, and Israel …
My dog is no chicken. Um. I mean, not simply because he’s a dog, not a chicken. I’m trying to say that he’s bombproof when it comes to loud noises. He doesn’t react to thunder, fireworks, or cannon blasts. Raised alongside a series of increasingly neurotic rescue dogs at home who would promptly freak …
We nickname Pentecost “the birthday of the church,” but why? Why shouldn’t Easter or Christmas be the birthday of the Church? If being a Christian is about following Christ, then why is the birthday of the Church a day when Jesus is pointedly not there?
A sermon on John 14:15-21. Terrible pun on paraclete owed to Dr. Richard Carlson.