Category: Faith

Sermons, resources, conference recaps, book reviews, and reflections on faith

Planting Seeds

What is it worth? I’ve loved comics since I was about six or seven years old.  My dad used to bring home issues of the Incredible Hulk from time-to-time.  He would come home after work, lean around the doorframe of my room and just…

We Create Happiness

What is the key to success? People all over the world since time began have tried to figure tbat out, but most never do.  Did you know that eighty percent of businesses fail in the first 18 months?[1]  And while churches do better, after…

Glass Houses

Lefties are people, too. But you may not know it from how the world has treated us. Centuries of prejudice and discrimination have dogged those of us who use our left hand.  Art, literature, cultural traditions – these have all been geared toward right-handed…

Michael Jordan…Failure?

How can failure make you great? Michael Jordan is perhaps the greatest basketball player of all time.  There are others you could argue might be better or at least on a level with him – Lebron, Magic, or Kobe come to mind – but…

Quo Vadimus?

Quo Vadimus – Where are we going? The first time I heard that phrase was on SportsNight. It was one of my favorite TV shows and it was the title of one of my favorite episodes.  In it, this mystery man comes up to…

The Principle of Inaction

Procrastination can be deadly. In some cases, literally.  When I was in high school, I would put off doing my term papers until the night before they were due.  If it was a particularly tough assignment, maybe I would start it that week.  But…

Communion 2.0

All are welcome at Christ’s table – unless you have Celiac disease. Holy Communion is one of the most important rites and rituals of the church.  Since the church was established, we have hearkened back to the Last Supper through this important sacrament –…