Incarnation

Paul’s Good News Fashion Statement

Tell me, what were your first thoughts when you saw clothes original to the 1970’s showing up for double the price paid for them originally? Honestly now. Seeing teenagers in Leisure Suits had to be unsettling. Some of you, like me, surely had nightmares!Continue reading

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Desperate Not Drunk: When Good News Comes Out of Nowhere

1 Samuel 3; John 1:43-52

Can anything good come out of Ghana?

Two weeks ago a 26-year old soldier raced repeatedly into a burning Bronx apartment building, saving four people before he died in the flames. His name was Pvt. Emmanuel Mensah and he immigrated from Ghana.Continue reading

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Adoption Not Abstraction

Adoption Not Abstraction
Galatians 4:4-7 (Is. 61:10-62:3 & Luke 2:22-40)

When the Santa Ana winds blow in the California desert, you get events like the Thomas Fire that began on December 4. It is now considered the largest wildfire in the history of California. … Continue reading

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‘Twas the Night Before

’Twas the Night Before

Isaiah 62; Luke 1:46-55

On Dunder and Blixem! To the top the porch to the top of the wall! Now dash away! Dash away! Dash away all! 

Donder and Blixem? Really? Can’t the preacher even get their names right?

Our Anglicized version is Donner and Continue reading

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Making Advent Great Again #MAGA: A Conversation with Emily Hunter McGowin

Who knew the sloganeering of a Presidential campaign would afford us a way to highlight the great mystery of the Incarnation? Consider it much like the Apostle Paul flipping, “Ceasar is lord,” to, “Jesus Is Lord.”… Continue reading

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