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What did you get for Christmas?

What did you get for Christmas?

Tag: Spiritual Formation

  • What did you get for Christmas?

    What did you get for Christmas?

    Christmas morning has come and gone.  Did you have a good Christmas?  Did you get everything you wanted?  When I think about those questions, I remember the 1983 movie “A Christmas Story,” one the most highly rated and best-loved Christmas movies. In my family, our long tradition was to watch it on Thanksgiving after our […]

  • Swinging the Pendulum Back Toward Theology

    Swinging the Pendulum Back Toward Theology

    Neglecting our theology and relying on our experiences of God can leave navigating rough seas without a map.

  • Spinning Plates

    Spinning Plates

    If you are old enough, you might remember variety shows like the Ed Sullivan show.  These shows featured singers, comics, dancers, and one my favorites: plate spinners.  The plate spinner starts plates spinning, one after another, atop flexible rods.  To keep each plate spinning he had to manipulate the rod before the plate slowed down […]

  • The Trouble with Vows

    The Trouble with Vows

    Have you ever made a vow?  Most of us have.  If you are married you made vows to God and to your spouse.  If you have ever given legal testimony you made a vow to tell the truth.  If you served in the military you made a vow to protect and defend the constitution.  In […]