Is it true that my last post was December 20 last year? We've spent the time since then engaged in hearty celebrations of the incarnation of our Lord while keeping up with routine home and ministry responsibilities. Christopher, Stephen, and Benjamin were here for a few days before Christmas. Stephen's fiancee, Annie, came with him.… Continue reading Welcome 2022!
May God draw close to you this Advent Season as we wait for the celebration of God made man. Click the title to see my fourth Advent meditation.
I finished the Reformed Lectionary! I still need to write an introduction and instructions, but the lectionary itself is finished. You can find it here. I was able to put this never-ending project to rest by reserving all day Wednesday for it. Monday and Tuesday I took care of other work, and Thursday we drove… Continue reading December 20, 2021 — Finished!
May God draw close to you this Advent Season as we wait for the celebration of God made man. Click the title to see my third Advent meditation.
It's still Advent and that's good, because I have a lot to do before I can take a break. The big projects are finished: Sunday School class, Bible study, newsletter. Except for the Reformed Lectionary. Still trying to wrap that up! Now I am buried in small projects. Last Monday we had a very encouraging… Continue reading December 12, 2021 — Countdown to Christmas!
Ruth and I just returned from Moravian University Christmas Vespers. It was a lovely and inspiring service. Thursday at dinner it dawned on us that neither one had gone anywhere that day. I can't remember a day when that happened. It's probably been decades. It meant that we were able to plow through some work… Continue reading December 5, 2021 — Working at home
May God draw close to you this Advent Season as we wait for the celebration of God made man. Click the title to see my second Advent meditation.
We're wrapping up around here. I finished my December newsletter and it's in the mail. (You can read it here.) We had our last Bible study of the year and I finished preparations for my Sunday school class. I produced the last liturgy of the Pentecost Season and the first of Advent. Campus ministries are… Continue reading November 28, 2021 — Wrapping Up
May God draw close to you this Advent Season as we wait for the celebration of God coming to save us from our sin and sorrow. Click the title to see my first Advent meditation.
Happy Thanksgiving! May you have a blessed day with your family. Psalm 651 Praise is due to you, O God, in Zion,and to you shall vows be performed.5 By awesome deeds you answer us with righteousness,O God of our salvation,the hope of all the ends of the earth and of the farthest seas;6 the one… Continue reading Thanksgiving 2021