Happy first Sunday of Advent! The article "Church Year Spirituality" by the late Michael Spencer (a.k.a. "the Internet Monk") offers a nice overview of the Christian Year or Liturgical Calendar. The article has a colorful graphic of how the Church Year flows, plus it introduces my favorite book on the topic by the late Robert … Continue reading 5 Reasons To Practice Church Year Spirituality
For Holy Trinity Sunday, rich Trinitarian truth from Darrell W. Johnson: ‘At the center of the universe is a relationship.’ That is the most fundamental truth I know. At the center of the universe is a community. It is out of that relationship that you and I were created and redeemed. And it is for … Continue reading We Participate In God’s Trinitarian Love
Our latest sermon is now online: "What On Earth Is Jesus Doing In Heaven?" Have you ever been accused of being "so heavenly minded that you're no earthly good?" In this message we take a look at Psalm 110 to learn what Jesus is doing in heaven that enables us to do some earthly good.
My latest sermon, "Now In Flesh Appearing" is now online. Here's an excerpt: Epiphany is the season in which the Church reminds itself that Jesus left us with the task of continuing the ministry of Jesus in the power of the Spirit. As we saw last week, we are to give Jesus skin to the … Continue reading Challenges And Characteristics Of A Christ-Revealing Church