Sunday: The Promised Comforter

Faith, There is a particular anxiety-producing part of Christmas, isn’t there? But there is also a comforting part of Christmas! What brings you comfort?  My guess is Mary and Joseph needed some comfort amid Mary’s pregnancy. Not only was their homeland occupied by a foreign invader, but Mary was carrying a child she never expected…

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Sunday: The Promised Son

Happy Thanksgiving, Faith! I pray your turkey day was filled with gratitude and love for the goodness God has bestowed upon us! Now what? Now, we wait! Huh? That's what Advent is all about. For centuries the Church has celebrated the season we are entering as a waiting for the coming of Christ. So as we turn the page from…

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Sunday: Am I my Future, God?

Faith, I'm going to go out on a limb and predict you are right now doing something you believe important enough to continue doing as you read these words such that in a future moment, just a second from now, you'll deem present actions necessary to do the thing you are doing next. "What the…

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Sunday: Am I my Boundaries, God?

Faith, Where do you draw the line these days? Should there be any lines? What stays out and what gets in? And what do those decisions say about who we are? We have two weeks left in our series Who Am I, God? This Sunday we wrestle with the question: Am I my Boundaries, God?…

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