Category Archives: Worship

Deconstructing the Narthex

Last Sunday I removed the narthex from the church I serve. Some of you may be wondering, “What’s a narthex?” It is for you that our narthex was eliminated. In a church building, the narthex is the entrance lobby, the room … Continue reading

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La-Z-Boys, Italian Greyhounds, and God

Tucker, the oldest of our two Italian Greyhounds (he’s the black and white one in the picture) is sitting in the red La-Z-Boy chair across the room from me.  Tucker and his cousin Blu often keep me company as I … Continue reading

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Too Much Happy Jesus?

Could it be that we’ve gotten Palm Sunday all wrong?  Not the day itself as a commemoration of Jesus’ entry into Jerusalem, but rather the mood of that remembrance. The Gospels describe quite a cinematic scene: Jesus riding into Jerusalem … Continue reading

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