Earth Day I

Imagine you give someone a gift. He opens it, looks at it and tosses it aside. Never says thank you. I imagine most of us would feel hurt at the very least, maybe even angry.  We’ve been gifted life: a place to live that provides us sustenance and shelter. Whether

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Easter Brunch

What is Easter about anyway? From what I saw and heard on television, newspaper ads and overheard conversations, I’d say it was about eating: eating out, eating with family, eating with friends, eating. One TV host reminisced about his Easter holiday, “We went out to a real nice brunch…” “Really?”

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Ambiguous About Church?

Are you ambiguous about church? Do you wake up on Sunday morning and ponder your options: sleep in, go to brunch, go to the mountains, go to the beach, read the paper, etc., etc., etc.?  Granted, no congregation can make every Sunday morning experience a “Wow” experience but the pressure

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