Monthly Archives: December 2010

A simple thing

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Our Advent theme or focus this year was “Light shines in the darkness.”  Each week during Advent, we replaced the word light with the Advent word of the week (love, hope, joy, peace) had a Bible scripture to go with … Continue reading

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Christmas Blessings

Last Sunday at the end of our Sunday School Session we gathered hand in hand to pray. One of the kids favorite ways to pray is to contribute something they are thankful for. So I asked them to go around … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas

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Christmas Pageant Helps

This past weekend was our annual Children’s Christmas Worship and Pageant (You can see some of the pictures over at Our Saviour’s Web Site). This is my third year in charge of this and while some aspects of it have … Continue reading

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The Digital Story of the Nativity

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Modeling the way

I thought I knew something about modeling the way for young people.  I thought I was a youth leader with experience and the wisdom of others guiding the way.  And then I met “Lucy”.  “Lucy” is a Jehovah’s Witness.  I … Continue reading

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Waiting Well

I flew on the tail end of a blizzard. Bad weather leads to delays. Delays lead to long waits. What do you do when you wait? Do you distract yourself from the situation by reading or doing puzzles? Do you … Continue reading

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Money Matters … or does it?

If you are like most churches out there, it’s budget time.  Or it was a month ago, but it has yet to pass, and like me, you are still wondering about what next year’s budget really will look like.  each … Continue reading

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Pay It Forward

My parents were visiting this past weekend for Thanksgiving.  My mother brought up the idea that we should ‘pay it forward’ throughout our weekend and find ways to help others.  We frequently dropped our spare change in the red kettles … Continue reading

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