It Doesn’t Matter What You Came Here To See

Third Sunday of AdventIsaiah 35:1-10; Matthew 11:2-11Sunday, December 12, 2010   Grace to you and peace, from the one who is, who was, and who is to come.  Amen. Steve Martin, the noted actor, comedian, and writer, is a funny guy.Find videos of his performances on YouTube, and you’ll be laughing for hours,    often atContinue reading “It Doesn’t Matter What You Came Here To See”

Advent: Blue or Purple?

Reposted from my congregation's December newsletter, The Steeple Light What is the “proper” color of Advent – blue or purple?  Purple was the long-standing color used by Lutheran congregations, as well as other liturgical churches, through most of the 20th century.  The purple of Advent and of Lent served two purposes – emphasizing the royaltyContinue reading “Advent: Blue or Purple?”