Monthly Archives: December 2010

Snowed In

As a kid, there is nothing better than a snow day. Getting bundled up to go out and play, gaining rosy cheeks, taking part in snow filled activities (snowball fights, snowmen, sledding, etc.) coming in to warm up and sip … Continue reading

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Advent Journeys 4 – Expectant Mary

When my wife was pregnant with our son, she received the gift of a Willow Tree ® Figurine called “Cherish.” It features a pregnant woman holding her growing belly with joy and hopeful expectation. We put it on our shelf … Continue reading

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Advent Jouneys 3 – Advent Santa

I love pulling out my Christmas box to decorate my office. (Stop in, you’ll see my goodies.) One of my favorite pieces is what I affectionately call “Advent Santa.” Instead of traditional Red, Santa is dressed in Blue, the liturgical … Continue reading

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Advent Journeys 2 – The Fiery Baptizer

We had a special guest on Sunday, as John the Baptist filled our pulpit. John is a bizarre guy – he eats locusts and honey. He wears a camel skin and a belt. His hair is unruly and his beard … Continue reading

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Advent Journeys Part 1 – Wise Men Walking

Over the course of these four weeks in Advent, I’d like to reflect a little bit on some of the side characters that make their way into my living room or study each year and how they help me “Prepare … Continue reading

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Disney Part 3 – What makes the church different from Disney World

It is important from my perspective to listen more than one speaks, so I have included over the last two weeks 7 things the church can learn from Disney World. They include: 1. One Word Message. 2. Hospitality. 3. Evangelism. … Continue reading

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