Tag Archives: Belief

The Polar Express

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To listen to this reflection as a podcast, click here. Throughout the season of Advent – which this year encompasses the four weeks leading up to December 25 – we’re looking at classic Christmas movies and how they might connect us to the miracle of God choosing to become a human being. “Seeing is believing.  But sometimes the most real things in… Read more »

Taking the Plunge

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To listen to this reflection as a podcast, click here. The Dead Sea is one of the earth’s most extraordinary natural features. This large lake, located on the border of Israel and Jordan, is the lowest point on the surface of the planet – a full one-third of a mile below sea level.  It’s not shallow, either.  At one spot it’s 997… Read more »


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When digital technology arrived in church offices towards the end of the 20th century, it launched a timesaving revolution with regard to mundane tasks like bulletin preparation.  It also provided some genuinely funny moments. One of them happened at a church that quickly grasped that their new computer could retain a liturgical paradigm for funerals.  All the administrative assistant had to do… Read more »