Shopping (C.S. Lewis)

I know I spent too much time this year trying to come up with ideas of what I wanted for Christmas. The reality is I have more than I need, and most of us do.  Yet, we continue to get caught up in the shopping, and the buying, and the giving.  Don’t get me wrong...

Gifts (1 Peter 4:10)

Black Friday and Cyber Monday have come and gone, but that does not mean that our obsession with gift buying is over.  As a culture, the giving of gifts, and the expectations of gifts for Christmas are out of control. Scripture reminds us when it comes to gifts, God...

Jammin to Bach

Today is J.S. Bach’s and in celebration of that fact, I am jammin to Bach’s Brandenburg Concertos. I may have found my new sermon writing mix! I hope that today the church on earth recognizes the amazing talent and giftedness of J.S. Bach. As a Lutheran, I...