Advent - Sunday, November 30
Posted on November 30, 2014

In the days of King Herod of Judea, there was a priest named Zechariah, who belonged to the priestly order of Abijah. His wife was a descendant of Aaron, and her name was Elizabeth... But they had no children, because Elizabeth was barren, and both were getting on in years. - Luke 1:5,7

At the Heart of Advent
Posted on November 29, 2014

Our Advent pilgrimage this year will be more carefully focused as we spend time with the two families who are at the heart of this lovely season.

Blue Is the Color of Love
Posted on November 24, 2014

I saw Jesus on 31st Street last Saturday evening.

What did he look like? This is how I recognized him. He wore the faces of three Hispanic teenagers who crossed the street ahead of me, the young man carrying a large plastic sack and the two girls each carrying a blanket.

Wrestling With God
Posted on November 17, 2014

I don’t think it is by accident that the Bible tells us that God and Jacob wrestled before he was ready to step into the world as God’s man. We all do something of the same, in spiritual fashion, of course, as we journey through life.

Where Is God II?
Posted on November 10, 2014

In a world of many mysteries, one of the greatest remains the varied ways in which God touches human lives. I had an intriguing experience recently while on a speaking trip in Los Angeles.

Posted on November 3, 2014

As I have often said, I get up each day to see what I might learn today. And it never fails. Some idea always comes my way.