Geometry skills

I loved high school geometry. I don’t remember much from that class except the crazy little song my teacher sang about the “square of the hypotenuse is equal to sum of the square of the legs.” But it was a great class. This teacher was waaaaay past the age of retirement but he was an … More Geometry skills

“It’s Friday but Sunday’s a’comin.”

Tony Campolo’s famous sermon is classic. (It is actually his version of an unnamed black preacher’s sermon who apparently wasn’t fortunate enough to have it recorded). If you haven’t heard it – here’s a 3-minute excerpt.  You won’t be sorry. We will celebrate Good Friday this year with a collaborative Night of Worship along with … More “It’s Friday but Sunday’s a’comin.”

SERVE WEEK

I grew up in one of those churches. You know, the ones that practiced the very literal practice of “feet washing.” This is not the service you want to invite your unchurched friends to attend, because it usually freaks them out. As a child I remember watching the process with amazement. First, men and women … More SERVE WEEK

GIVE WEEK

(Excerpted from last year’s musing of Easter) Mark 14:3-10 3 While he was in Bethany, reclining at the table in the home of Simon the Leper, a woman came with an alabaster jar of very expensive perfume, made of pure nard. She broke the jar and poured the perfume on his head.  4 Some of those present were saying … More GIVE WEEK