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Great Expectations – Mark 14:1-15-15:47 [Daily Devotional]

Mark 14:1-15:47                                                                                                                                       The Passion Narrative from St. Mark for Good Friday There is a story about a man riding on a train who happens to notice that the woman sitting across from him is reading Charles Dickens’ famous novel “Great … Continue reading

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Joseph’s Role – Matthew 1:18-25 [Daily Devotional]

Matthew 1:18-25 For most people in Christendom Joseph is a minor character in the birth narrative of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.  He is the figurine that we place beside the manger opposite Mary in our nativity sets we … Continue reading

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The FIRST Night Before Christmas

‘Twas the first night before Christmas and all over the earth People awaited the Christ Child’s birth. The shepherds were tending their sheep in the field While they wondered if angels were visions or real. And Mary and Joseph were … Continue reading

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Life is full of snow

We are snowed in – again. I am not sure I can face another winter like last year. (!) But here we are again . . . . again . . . . I was in a conversation recently with … Continue reading

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Christmas Parade!

Saturday our church was in the local Christmas Parade.  I collect international costumes so we used those to illustrate that Jesus came to save the world and that His faithful followers can be found everywhere.  The theme of the parade … Continue reading

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First Sunday in Advent

Well, we enter the season of joy and light.  As Christians we will probably say a lot about joy and light in the next few weeks.  We will talk about joy when we are at church and then we will … Continue reading

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