It’s New Year’s Eve – the ball will drop in just less than 20 minutes – and time again to make resolutions and dream big about the coming year. Here’s some of what I’m looking forward to in 2008. Ordination: Though my internship runs through August, I already have my seminary degree (I graduated LTSPContinue reading “Looking Ahead to ’08”
The Daily Prayer page has been updated to include prayers and readings for the days leading to and following from the First Sunday After Christmas. Festivals of John, Apostle and Evangelist; Holy Innocents, Martyrs; and Name of Jesus are included. Let us pray.
Von Himmel Hoch is my favorite Christmas hymn (and the only hymn I refer to by tune name, for some reason). I was in the church choir growing up – I was the bass section for three years – and we sang this hymn on Christmas Eve, variously alternating verses between soloist, choir a capella,Continue reading “Von Himmel Hoch”
[In this post I wonder out loud about some basic fundamentals of the nature of our belief. Two weeks ago I wrote Praying and Practicing the Faith, in which I questioned what I really believe about the power and purpose of prayer. Not quite a year ago I wrote Believing in Something Real, in whichContinue reading “O Little Allegory of Bethlehem?”
My Fourth Sunday in Advent homily, Do you smell what I smell? has been posted over on my sermons page. Take a wiff, if you wish.