It’s Never Too Late to Start Observing Lent

As we near the halfway point of the season of Lent it occurs to me that among the Christians who have no observance of lent, there might be more than a few who feel a little bit left out. What does one do if their church pays no attention to the season of lent? My advice would be [Read More…]

A Look at How I Manuscript a Sermon: Lent 1A Matthew 4:1-11 – Temptation in the Wilderness

I’m posting the transcript of my message from last week again here today, but with a look at my method, and how I work using a manuscript. I usually type my talks out word for word, but I have always preferred to work from an outline when I’m speaking. So what I settled on early [Read More…]

Lent as an Intentional Wilderness Experience: Barbara Brown Taylor and Cloud Cult Show the Way

Hold your breath for a better day, and you’ll never learn how to breathe.  You’re afraid of the dark, but that’s where you learn to see.  Your no good to the living if you’re too afraid to bleed.  And that’s why your show starts now Your show starts now. – The Show Starts Now, by [Read More…]