Monthly Archive: November 2016

Remembering the Kennedy Assassination 11

Remembering the Kennedy Assassination

The older I get, the more I believe that the seminal event in our recent history was the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. I think when people talk about “making America great again”...

Happy Thanksgiving! 8

Happy Thanksgiving!

“Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good, for his steadfast love endures forever. Give thanks to the God of gods, for his steadfast love endures forever. Give thanks to the Lord of...

Jean’s Gospel: The Backside of God 10

Jean’s Gospel: The Backside of God

The Backside of God “‘Now therefore, if I have found favor in your sight, please show me now your ways, that I may know you in order to find favor in your sight. Consider...

Kevin’s Conversations: A Word of Thanks 13

Kevin’s Conversations: A Word of Thanks

Normally in my weekly writing I will challenge us to think about some issue.  Often times some issue that reflects upon us as the Church but also transcends into society as a whole.  An...

Linkathon! 57

Linkathon!

Tullian a predator,not a pastor? Lutherans run exorcism school… Tribute to Cliff Barrows… All is not well with my soul… The Christmas double down… On gratitude… Why being evangelical matters… Roger Olson will still...

Jean’s Gospel: The Canticle of Mary 4

Jean’s Gospel: The Canticle of Mary

The Canticle of Mary In anticipation of Thanksgiving this week, followed by the beginning of Advent on November 27, I want to share with you, my friends, a word of God’s grace, comfort and...

Things I Think 18

Things I Think

1. I think that a focus on gratitude this week would be helpful…being honestly grateful would be even better… 2. There’s something sinister in my mind about something called “Black Friday” coming the day...

Prayer & Praise 6

Prayer & Praise

We have known forever that you call to obedience, that our obedience to your purposes brings well-being, that our departure from you may bring trouble, that life proceeds on a tight calculus of expectation...