The Trajectory of God’s Word

This is an adapted version of the sermon I preached today, the Fifth Sunday of Easter (Year C). I preached on the first reading, Acts 11:1-8. Simon Peter got in trouble with the other church leaders in Jerusalem, because they thought he was going against God’s word. This takes place in the early church, just … Continue reading The Trajectory of God’s Word

A rant about the “War on Christmas”

I posted this essay on Facebook in December 2015. It's a seasonal essay, about the so-called "War on Christmas." But I think some of the points transcend that season, and apply to the church at any time of year. Either way, I thought it belonged on this blog, and I didn't want to wait another … Continue reading A rant about the “War on Christmas”