The Obstacles of Advent

Last week my wife and I got all of our Christmas shopping done—in one day. This blitzkrieg approach has become a tradition for us….

Glimpses of Glory

We live in a dark world. Our hearts long for goodness, beauty, justice, and peace, but they are often hidden behind the shadow cast…

The Measure of a Ministry

This week Americans are celebrating their independence by watching parades, enjoying backyard barbeques, and by not going to church. If your congregation is anything…