The Heart of Christmas is Love

The heart of the Gospel is love. The heart of the Christmas season is love. Love is the final driver, the final goal –the first, last, and middle command– for all of us who follow Christ. In the Christmas season, we celebrate this love of God for us, as made manifest in the birth of […]

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How Is “Santa Is White” the Most Controversial thing Megyn Kelly Said?

I’ve stayed out of this whole mess as long as I can. But it’s about a week later, and folks are still talking about FOX New’s Megyn Kelly, and her statement that “Santa is white.” It’s been covered. It’s been dissected. Lot’s of other folks have opined a lot of things. What’s got me flummoxed […]

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The Heart of Incarnational Seeing

My dear friend Frank Rahm posted this video on Facebook this morning, and it got me thinking… We preacher-types visit hospitals quite a lot. If we’re paying attention, they can be excellent places to practice paying close attention. All around you, every day at the hospital, the little dramas in this video are unfolding. When […]

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Merry Christmas, Everybody

http://vimeo.com/51786712 For all the UMC drives me mad, I’m Methodist to my core, and so thankful that our church puts out messages like this during the holy-days. Merry Christmas, everybody. Related articles War on Advent (sandystrachan.wordpress.com) The REAL War Against Christmas (jaybsnyder.com) Christmas or Stressmas? (moremoneymorechoices.wordpress.com) How to have a happy holiday without spending big […]

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