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Living My Faith

Fight back

It feels like the world is getting more evil. I need both hands (and possibly my feet) to count how many people in the…

Life’s Challenges

Good news for black sheep

Did you know that, according to many rabbis who lived around the time of Jesus, shepherds were the black sheep of the Jewish family?…

Living My Faith

Is sorrow good or bad?

Well, this is a no-brainer, right? Who on earth would ever want to be sad? We don’t have to go looking for sadness. It…

Life’s Challenges

Christmas or chaos-mas?

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Or is it? I haven’t started my Christmas cards or my shopping, and I’ve got strings…

Living My Faith

The waiting game

What are your pre-Christmas memories from your childhood? I remember coming in from afternoon recess at school, getting settled in my desk, and my…

Life’s Challenges

Breaking branches

There’s a scene in the movie National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation where Aunt Bethany’s cat is gnawing on a string of lights. The cat ends…

Bible 101

Christmas happened!

Christmas is the season of stuff that didn’t actually happen. A magical snowman with a button nose. A bullied reindeer with a heartwarming story…

Life’s Challenges

Christmas is a time for war

How would you finish this sentence? Christmas is a time for ________. I bet I could predict the top answers—Peace. Hope. Joy. Love. Family….

Bible 101

Farewell Moses

Among the most poignant stories in the Bible are those dealing with the last days of great leaders. No leader loomed larger than Moses…

Life’s Challenges

Something to give

I remember the exact date, time, and where I was when things started going downhill for our family this fall. We all experience it…

Living My Faith

A heart to hear

Sometimes when I don’t know what to pray for, I take the advice of Jesus’ brother James: “If any of you lacks wisdom, you…

Living My Faith

Top ten reasons to go to church

Why do you want to go to church? As a parish pastor, every year I would have a “Help the Pastor Write His Sermon”…