Christmas Week: Manger

Previously: Options, Intention, Prepare My hometown church has a tradition in which they choose a family who has celebrated a birth within the past year and tap them to play Mary, Joseph, and Jesus during their Christmas Eve service. They don’t need to do much other than throw on some costumes and walk out atContinue reading “Christmas Week: Manger”

My ebooks are 50% off through January 1st

I’ve published 2 ebooks this year. No Perfect Time: Brief Essays on Life and Faith released in March, and is a collection of short reflections about spirituality, parenthood, relationships, and some other things. Four Weeks: Reflections for Advent released in November, and offers a brief reflection for every day of Advent leading up to Christmas.Continue reading “My ebooks are 50% off through January 1st”

Third Week of Advent: Prepare

Previously: Options, Intention This year I’ve been thinking about Advent since July. It’s the first time in a few years that I’ve done this. When I was a pastor, I’d say mid- to late summer was usually when I’d begin planning for it, if only in very small amounts. August or September would be whenContinue reading “Third Week of Advent: Prepare”