Peace, Joy, Play

When I seriously study the Gospel readings assigned by the lectionary for this time of year I wonder why Jesus didn’t complain more. There are very few references to Jesus asking to be given another job or even complaining about how hard the job is. For the most part, I...

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Counting the Cost

If you have worked with me on worship, you know that I try to keep secular holidays and traditions from being the driving force in worship. However, when a significant day like September 11, Fourth of July, Halloween or Valentine’s day falls on a Sunday, I look for ways those...

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