Giving Thanks in Advent World

Thanksgiving is a time of looking back and giving thanks to God. Advent is a time of looking forward and living into God's promised future. Below, I did a video on Advent and Thanksgiving in light of the recent shooting at an LGBTQ bar in Colorado Springs.

Yesterday Once More

A few years ago when I was back home in Flint, a memory came back to me as I went down a certain road.  The memory was seeing those auto carrier trucks lumber down the road.  The trucking company had it’s main garage on the eastside of town and you would see truck after truck... Continue Reading →

Sermon: The Most Wonderful Time of the Year?

I preached this tonight at our Blue Christmas Service. “The Most Wonderful Time of the Year?” Isaiah 49:14-16 and Matthew 2:1-23 Blue Christmas Service December 19, 2012 First Christian Church Minneapolis, MN It’s Christmastime!  It’s the time of the year that we are supposed to be happy and we consider it “the most wonderful time... Continue Reading →

Where’s Jesus?

This past Saturday was the day that the members of First decorate the place.  The hallways are decked out in wreaths and garlands, Christmas trees are found in the lounge and in the sanctuary.  This year's decorations will be memorable because this is the last Christmas at our current location.  In a few weeks, we... Continue Reading →

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