December 29, 2019

We are in the midst of that time between Christmas Day and New Year's Day. For many, it is a time that is anticipated and enjoyable because there is more time with family and friends, there is good food (too much usually) and oftentimes less work days with more time of...

December 22, 2019

Like good stewards of the manifold grace of God, serve one another with whatever gift each of you has received. -1 Peter 4:10 (NRSV)

As I headed to Panera recently for lunch, the jammed parking lots around the Target shopping area provided a noticeable reminder of what...

December 15, 2019

Hope, Peace, Joy and Love... these are the four themes that we are reminded of each year during Advent season.  In fact, these four themes are illuminated by a lit candle during each of the four Sundays leading up to Christmas. While the Advent season inspires Christia...

December 8, 2019

A recent development in my life has been the proliferation of passwords.   Back in high school, the only thing that I had to commit to memory was my locker combination and the phone numbers of my friends.   Passwords was a game show during which Charles Nelson Riley wo...

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