December 30, 2018 – Reflection: The Bible Best

December 30, 2018

Matthew 1:1-17 In this time before Christmas Day and New Year’s Eve we are inundated with “Best of” lists”. The best ad of 2018 – according to Business Insider it’s the Nike “Believe in something. Even if it means sacrificing … Continue reading

December 24, 2018 – Reflection: A Westshore Christmas

December 24, 2018

A Westshore Christmas ‘Twas the night before Christmas And down came the rain Filling potholes and ditches, The downspouts and drains. Mall car-parks were full, fender-benders galore, As people made that one last trip to the store. And inside, at … Continue reading

December 23, 2018 – Reflection: Dialogue: God Delivers

December 23, 2018

A dialogue between Joseph and an unnamed friend. (from Spill the Beans Narrative Lectionary Curriculum) Friend: Still not sleeping, Joseph? Joseph: Worse than that… Friend: Worse? Nightmares? Joseph: Not exactly… I don’t know… I had a dream… Friend: A dream? … Continue reading

December 9, 2018 – Reflection

December 9, 2018

Let’s just get a couple of things out of the way right away. This is not a reading one expects to hear in December. Traditionally the readings leading up to Christmas are either prophetic readings about the Israelite people’s expections … Continue reading