Spiritual Lessons from Parenting: Simply Ask

“Ask, and it will be given you; search, and you will find; knock, and the door will be opened for you. For everyone who asks receives, and everyone who searches finds, and for everyone who knocks, the door will be opened. Is there anyone among you who, if your child asks for bread, will give a stone? Or if the child asks for a fish, will give a snake?” Matthew 7:7-10 (NRSV) This week I found … [Read more...]

Advent Reflections: Where is God?

Image courtesy of MarcusCenter.org / BLACK ARTS THINK TANK I just watched “The Birth of a Nation,” and despite the controversy around the movie, I thought it was very well done. It was inspiring to me as a preacher. I even read “The Confessions of Nat Turner” after I watched the movie. Many moments in the movie stand out to me, but one particular scene really stands out. One of the enslaved men … [Read more...]

Throwing The Perfect Baptism Party

In Christian households, the time when a child is Baptized into the faith is an incredibly special one. To that end, many of us choose to throw a party to join together in prayer and celebration. An event you can find out all about how to organize in the post below.  Image Source Food  Food is an essential part of any celebration, and a baptism is no exception to this rule. … [Read more...]