Tag Archives: Christmas

Rethinking the Angelic Choir

Published in The Calhoun Times Saturday, November 28th Think about all the Christmas cards you receive each year. Imagine for a moment that everything we knew about Christmas was based on the images pictured on those cards. I call that … Continue reading

Posted in editorial, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Advent Faith

December 6, 2015 text: Luke 1:26-38, Matthew 1:18-25 The theme of last week was Hope and we lit the Prophet’s candle in our Advent wreath. This week our theme is Faith and we light the Bethlehem candle. It took great … Continue reading

Posted in sermon | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Give Thanks

Originally Published in The Calhoun Times Saturday, November 14th     “Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.” 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18     Please and thank you are magic … Continue reading

Posted in editorial | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

We Should Be All About Thanksgiving

November 8, 2015     |     text: 1 Thessalonians 5:12-22  Please and thank you are magic words. Did we all learn that rule as children? My wife often says “You attract more flies with honey than vinegar.” The … Continue reading

Posted in sermon | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Christians and Halloween

Originally published in The Calhoun Times October 24, 2015  Anytime I am asked a direct question in the form of “What do Christians believe about (fill in the blank)?” I say it depends on which Christians you ask. Some Christians … Continue reading

Posted in editorial | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment