Monthly Archives: December 2016

The Days Are Just Packed

Sunday’s sermon title comes from a collection of the comic strip “Calvin and Hobbes.” This Sunday comic strip is from the early Nineties and features a young boy and his stuffed tiger friend. They have many adventures in the play … Continue reading

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Meditation – “Loud and Quiet”

The animated musical SING opens today Dec 21 in theaters “everywhere” (as they say). PG rated so it should be very family friendly. If you don’t see it, you will hear about it from kids, grandkids, neighbor children, nephews and … Continue reading

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Keeping Christ in Christmas

Somewhere around 1962, I think, there was a big enough snow on a Sunday in Lee County, VA and my parents opted to miss church. I suggested we have “church at home.” That amounted to the three of us getting … Continue reading

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The Parade of Advent

I’ve always liked the wit who came up with this charmer: “If you are being run out of town, get in front of everybody and make it look like a parade.” Our selected texts are full of Biblical characters, e.g., … Continue reading

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Gatlinburg, Wilderness, and One Shouting

Most of us native Tennesseans and local transplanted folks from all over the USA have felt the horror and the sadness coming from East Tennessee ridges, woodlands, towns, and homes in flames. And closer to home we have tornadoes! So … Continue reading

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