Confession: Peace and Hope Restored

Advent is here, and as one of the two penitential seasons of the church, now would be a good time to begin our preparations before the “Holiday Rush” overtakes us.

I came across some great insights on penitence in a

Are we ready for Christmas?

The 2014 documentary, The Barkley Marathons: The Race That Eats Its Young, is a film about a 100+ mile endurance race in the mountains of Tennessee. It is a cult-like race based on an historic prison escape, which tests the …

Poinsettias, A Christmas Blessing

Christmas is coming!

What emotion does that sentence evoke? Joy? Excitement? Maybe some nervous anticipation about buying gifts or hosting family? For many, Christmas is a joyous time to be with family and friends.

However, it is not so for …

Christ the King

This Sunday is the Feast of Christ the King.

Americans do not have a lot of experience with kings. This could put us at a disadvantage when we are trying to consider, embrace, and celebrate Christ as King.

Authority – …

The Best is Yet To Come

As a college freshman at Indiana University, I lived in a dorm referred to as an “Academic Unit”. Theoretically, all of us who lived in this unit were serious about our studies, and we could anticipate quieter hallways and a …