Tag Archives: Christmas

The Peaceable Kingdom

The wolf shall live with the lamb… and a little child shall lead them. Isaiah 11:6 There is a movie that I enjoyed a few years ago called “Grand Canyon.” And one of the characters in that film is an … Continue reading

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Sturdy Hope

Phillip Brooks was an American Episcopal clergyman and author. In the month of December of 1865, he took a trip to the Holy Land. He wanted to study and reflect on the life of Jesus on Christ’s native soil. On Christmas Eve … Continue reading

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Be The Change You Want To See In The World

All empty souls tend toward extreme opinions. ~ William Butler Yeats Your discipleship program is perfectly designed to produce the disciples you have. ~ Dallas Willard In my first pastorate in Oklahoma there was a crusty old man named Steve. … Continue reading

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The Wonder

“My soul magnifies the Lord…For He who is mighty has done great things for me…  ~ Mother Mary Growing deep inside Mary’s body was the Son of God.  His eyes were being formed, his dimpled little hands were growing, the … Continue reading

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Monsters and Mangers

When Herod the king heard this, he was troubled, and all Jerusalem with him.                                                         … Continue reading

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Beyond This God Cannot Go

Madelyn Murray O’Hair, the outspoken atheist who was instrumental in getting prayer removed from public schools seemed, on the surface, to be tough as nails. Yet recently her journal was uncovered and numerous times she had written, “Somebody, please love … Continue reading

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The Savior is Present

“Look, the virgin shall conceive and bear a son,  and they shall name him Emmanuel,” which means, “God is with us.”  Matthew 1:23 “Attention is the rarest and purest form of generosity.” ~ Simone Weil If you are like me, … Continue reading

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