Showing posts from April, 2007

Pictures of Hannah Faith

Here are a few more pictures of Hannah Happy Not-so-happy Dear Lord, let them put me down so I can sleep

Which Church Father Are You?

Just who I would've Guessed!!! You’re St. Melito of Sardis! You have a great love of history and liturgy. You’re attached to the traditions of the ancients, yet you recognize that the old world — great as it was — is passing away. You are loyal to the customs of your family, though you do not hesitate to call family members to account for their sins. Find out which Church Father you are at The Way of the Fathers ! From: Areopagitica

We Have No King

In my sermon this morning on John 19 , we discussed the idea of Christ as King of our life. I think that this is something that we have a hard time understanding in our democratic world. I have never lived under a king, and the only monarchy I can think of off hand is England, which seems to be pretty symbolic for the most part. In our democratic world, we have a president, who has some power, but certainly not all. We pray every 4th of July to thank God that we live in a country where we have freedoms. The government can't get into every part of our lives. Big Brother should not be able to watch every part of my life. I deserve privacy. I have rights. Government has its limits. When I think about Christ as king, I automatically look at that through my western democratic lenses. Christ rules over my life, but I still have rights. I have privacy. Or I view Christ as a boss who controls my work life, but not what I do for fun. There are certain parts of my life that Ch