Taking a Holiday

Christmas is now breathing down down our necks. (At least it’s milk and cookie scented breath). My schedule is filling up with holiday plans, leaving little time for blogging. So, I’m taking a break until the end of the month. (If you can’t beat ’em, join ’em, right?)  I’d love it if readers would take…

If It IS Broke, Don’t Fix It

“Brokenness” is a term I hear bandied about by Christians. “We need God to break us” or “We need to be broken before God” are some usual phrases. I wholeheartedly agree. That said, I don’t see a lot of actual brokenness in the church. In fact, a lot of the teaching aims to fix us….

Linus Nails It

“And there were in the same country shepherds, abiding in the field, keeping watch over their flock by night. And, lo, the angel of the Lord came upon them, and the glory of the Lord shone round about them! And they were sore afraid. And the angel said unto them, ‘Fear not! For, behold, I…

God Bless Us, Everyone!

As I’ve written elsewhere, A Christmas Carol is a favorite holiday story in our house.  To many, it’s a familiar tale.  Scrooge is a selfish, old miser.  Financial gain is his one great love.  He thinks little of the poor and even comments that they should die to “decrease the surplus population.” (Uh…WOW). Scrooge’s heart…

O Holy Night

I am a rabid Christmas carol fan.  (Is it even right to say that?  LOL).  The day after Thanksgiving you’ll find an (almost) unbroken stream/flood of carols coming from my home and car stereos.  Thanks be to God the place I work plays carols all season long as well.  I love the deluge of worship…