Has American Christianity lost sight of what its real hope is supposed to be in?
The notion that individual rights/freedoms are somehow explicitly Christian goes against pretty much everything Jesus ever taught.
Sometimes we have to welcome the darkness. To listen to what it has to teach us. To see what we can’t necessarily see in the light. Maybe that’s part of the beauty of Advent.
Christmas can evoke a lot of wonderful memories filled with wonder and delight. But it can also carry a sense of loss...or more accurately, maybe, a sense of what could be but isn't yet.
Early yesterday my daughters and I set out on an annual pilgrimage of sorts to join some friends at Creation Festival in central Pennsylvania. Despite the pouring rain, we were excited to be on the road, to see our friends and to enjoy some good music for a couple of days. Things didn't quite work … Continue reading Stuff happens.