“Breaking News”

December 10, 2017 | Isaiah 40:1-11; Mark 1:1-8

I don’t often watch tv news, but when I did watch this week, I saw that red rectangle with the white letters that say, “Breaking news!”  It was breaking news that Al Franken, John Conyers, and Trent Franks, all resigned from Congress in the wake of allegations of sexual misconduct.  Breaking news that President Trump […]

“Keeping Awake In Tense and Tender Time”

December 3, 2017 | Mark 13:21-3

In June of 1955, my mother was nine months and one week pregnant, living in Biloxi Mississippi in a 23 ft. trailer with my Air Force dad and a one-year-old daughter, in 95 degree, muggy—sweat like a pig day and night heat.  She was miserable.  Dad suggested they go to the movies, the only air-conditioned […]