Monthly Archives: December 2010

Do You Feel the Ground Shaking?

“This is what the LORD Almighty says: ‘In a little while I will once more shake the heavens and the earth, the sea and the dry land.” Haggai 2.6 The above was part of the text I preached from this … Continue reading

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A Stranger in His Own Home

A Meditation for Christmas based on John 1.1-14 Everyone was on the move. That’s what Luke’s gospel tells us. Caesar had decreed a census, so as Luke tells us, “everyone went to his own town to register.” Everyone was on … Continue reading

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I’m Not the Only One Thinking about Haggai

I’m currently preaching from the Old Testament prophet Haggai for Advent. Needless to say, Haggai is not a terribly familiar book to preach from. Only one person raised their hand in church when I asked who had ever studied the … Continue reading

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Celebrate Tough Times, Come On!

A recent article cited the difficult Christmas reality for certain unemployed Americans. It focused on people who before losing their jobs were making middle-class to upper-middle class wages ($50,000-$100,000/yr). But in losing their job, they had spent through their savings … Continue reading

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Are you Spiritually Weaned?

As I take my turns feeding our new daughter with her bottle, it has turned my thoughts to the feeding of our spiritual lives. The Bible uses the imagery of being weaned of spiritual milk to show that one is … Continue reading

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