Why I observe the Christian Calendar [God’s heart for the holidays, part 4]

Does your church follow the Christian calendar?  Just as God instituted feasts for the people of Israel to follow, ancient Christians created feasts as well.  That Christian calendar, while not commanded by God in his New Covenant with the church, is designed to help Christians remember and re-enact the story of Jesus, very much likeContinue reading “Why I observe the Christian Calendar [God’s heart for the holidays, part 4]”

Fasting for Freedom – The Monday Messy Office report…on Tuesday…again – March 11, 2014

Truth be told, my office didn’t get very messy over the weekend.  I have to admit that I was a bit bummed about that because I like being surprised when I when in here on Monday mornings.  And I’ve enjoyed telling you about what I find. But this week there were no surprises.  Just theContinue reading “Fasting for Freedom – The Monday Messy Office report…on Tuesday…again – March 11, 2014”

I am preaching the same sermon four times in a row…thank you Lectionary very much.

I don’t know a whole lot about the history of the Lectionary.  I guess I could at least do a basic search on Wikipedia, but not right now.  Clearly, someone put a lot of time and thought into the selection of passages because they fit well with the Christian calendar. For example, it’s Lent rightContinue reading “I am preaching the same sermon four times in a row…thank you Lectionary very much.”