In our excitement to celebrate, let us not misread the story. We may feel a bit more fragile this year, but Christmas always has been.
2020 has taught us to hold loosely to our plans. Adapted from a devotion I shared at the opening of our team planning retreat.
These days, it’s pretty easy to long to go back to the way things were, but we’re called to move forward to a new normal.
It may not be a prayer we’re proud of, but crying out to God from pain, doubt and fear has a long history in our faith.
Maybe our diversity of thought is not a “problem” to be solved, but a feature to celebrate. Musings on 1 Corinthians 12.
It’s a silly line from a very quotable show, but there’s something profound about finding the holy in the midst of the mundane. Pam was onto something.
This is family; a table of tables. A dozen people eating burgers and sharing stories. A reflection from a Smashburger.