John’s Unquenchable, Advent Fire

Text: Matthew 3:1-12 I. Christmas is a few weeks away, but it will be here before you know it.  What will happen when Christmas comes?  We know its Jesus’ birthday, and we will surely celebrate.  The children will wake us up once again way too early; the hustle and bustle of family dinners will dominateContinue reading “John’s Unquenchable, Advent Fire”

The Sluggish Journey of Christian Formation

Mid-term elections have come and gone and, despite apocalyptic campaign adds, the world did not end after all.  In fact, quite the opposite is true.  The rotation of the earth still takes a full 24 hours, and New Year’s Eve will fall on the 365th day as scheduled. In the days to come, we willContinue reading “The Sluggish Journey of Christian Formation”