Members of the congregation you serve have been through an earthquake and a hurricane in less than a week’s time. Everyone’s wondering if bad things really come in threes, and if so, when the hail of frogs might begin. What do you say when you step into the pulpit?
Day: August 28, 2011
Shades of Amos, you say? Or Zacchaeus in Jericho? The plentiful cedars of Solomon’s reign? Tread carefully: those are variants of fig, native to the Middle East – and not quite the same thing as the American sycamore.
“A new thing demands a new song; resurrection demands a new song.”
“At 104, Christy called her pastor and asked what more she could do for the church.”
Too dangerous to go to church this morning? Draw around the electronic well.
Praise the Lord! Praise the Lord from the heavens; praise him in the heights! Praise him, all his angels; praise him, all his host! Praise him, sun and moon; praise him, all you shining stars! Praise him, you highest heavens, and you waters above the heavens! Let them praise the name of the Lord, for …