Blog Posting Catagories
My Personal Websites
Shameless Self Promotion
More Shamelessness . . .
A Mystery/Thriller with a different kind of twist
Tag Archives: peace
12-2-15 “Pastor’s Blast” – What’s So Peaceful About Bethlehem?
On the Second Sunday in Advent we light the candle which represents the Peace of Bethlehem. If you’ve even paid paying attention to the news recently, you’ll know that ‘peace’ and ‘Bethlehem’ rarely appear in the same story. Whether its demonstrations over the Israeli occupation, or the Orthodox Priests and the Catholic Priests knocking heads over turf wars within the walls of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, there always seems to be trouble in Bethlehem.
This Sunday, we’ll look at two passages of Scripture, One Old Testament from Micah 5:1-5a, and one New Testament from Luke 2:1-7, and see if we can figure out why a place, over which we light candles to celebrate peace, seem to be so bereft of it.
Posted in Pastor's Blast, Uncategorized Tagged advent, Bethlehem, Dr. Keith Posehn, Florida, Grace Presbyterian, Idiot's Guide, Pastor's Blast, peace, RevDrKid, spring hill, worship Comments Off on 12-2-15 “Pastor’s Blast” – What’s So Peaceful About Bethlehem?
And They’ll Know We are Christians by Our . . .
[Editors Note: As a Presbyterian Church(USA) pastor, I am acutely aware of the toll that battles among “the faithful”, especially between pastors on opposite ends of an issue, can have not only on the individuals involved but also their churches. … Continue reading
Posted in Your Daily Dose Tagged Anger, christian, church, conflict, demonizing, divisive, hurt, love, marriage, ordination, peace, right, wrong Comments Off on And They’ll Know We are Christians by Our . . .