Monthly Archives: December 2013

Top Reads of 2013

This year was weird- I read more, but finished less. I was buried in books most of the year, but managed to get cover to cover on only a small number of books (averaged just over one and half  books … Continue reading

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ReImagining Church: Now You Are the People of God

Sunday, December 29, 2013. “ReImagining Church: Now You Are the People of God” (1 Peter 2:4-10 & Eph. 4:1-7). The audio also features a reading “Fourteen and Pondering Everything” from Ron VandenBurg, Mary Monologues, (based on the play “Song of Mary”, … Continue reading

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Christmas According to Mark and John

Sunday, December 22, 2013. “Christmas According to Mark & John: He Pitched his Tent Among Us” (Advent 4). The audio also features a reading “Fourteen and Full of Praise” from Ron VandenBurg, Mary Monologues, (based on the play “Song of Mary”, … Continue reading

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A (Sort of) Book Review: Rekindling Advent

Bankson, John Allen, Rekindling Advent: Rediscovering the Season of Joyful Waiting (Doulos Resources, 2013)* This small (88 pages) resource by John Allen Bankson came to me at an appropriate time. While prepping and leading advent services at Centre Street, I began … Continue reading

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Christmas According to Luke

Sunday, December 15, 2013. “Christmas According to Luke: Changing the Script” (Advent 3). The audio also features a reading “Fourteen and Greatly Troubled” from Ron VandenBurg, Mary Monologues, (based on the play “Song of Mary”, by John McNeil), adapted slightly … Continue reading

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Christmas According to Matthew: The Promise Fulfilled (Advent 1)

Sunday, December 1, 2013. “Christmas According to Matthew: The Promise Fulfilled” (Advent 1: Hope). The audio also features a reading “Fourteen and Pregnant” from Ron VandenBurg, Mary Monologues, (based on the play “Song of Mary”, by John McNeil), adapted slightly and … Continue reading

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