HOLY WEEK – Tuesday Devotion

Mark 12:28-34 As I sat on my bed looking at my sister, the anger that I had towards her began to fade away into frustration about being locked in a room with her by my parents. My parents were under the impression that locking me and my sister up together would somehow get us over… Continue reading HOLY WEEK – Tuesday Devotion

HOLY WEEK – Monday Devotion

Mark 11:15-19 This is the story of the cleansing of the Temple in Mark. I am going to address this story by including what comes right before, in Mark 11:12-14. On the following day, when they came from Bethany, he was hungry. Seeing in the distance a fig tree in leaf, he went to see… Continue reading HOLY WEEK – Monday Devotion

HOLY WEEK – Palm Sunday Devotion

Palm Sunday - Mark 11:1-11 We begin the holiest of weeks in the Christian year by remembering Jesus’ entry into Jerusalem. Amidst the waving palms is a sense of unrest among the people, a sense of hope that a messiah may just be in their midst. Change is in the air even if people don’t… Continue reading HOLY WEEK – Palm Sunday Devotion

From Danny for Sandy Springs Christian Church

Dear Church, Believe it or not, Holy Week is almost here. We begin this Sunday with Palm Sunday and will move through to Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, and Easter Sunday. I hope you are considering who you will invite to worship on Easter. Many people are looking for a welcoming, open place to worship that… Continue reading From Danny for Sandy Springs Christian Church

Our First Daddy/Daughter Dance

My greatest fear came true this past weekend- my 6-year-old went to her first dance with a boy. Fortunately for me, I just happened to be that boy. All of the Girl Scout troops in our area have a big Sock Hop each March and this was our first time to attend. This was our… Continue reading Our First Daddy/Daughter Dance

Give Me a Latte and Deep Thoughts

Starbucks baristas are going to begin having conversations on race with people at their stores. This obviously has sent people from all sides into various states of wondering what in the world is happening when we are having serious conversations before we get our coffee. After all, the coffee has to come first, right? I… Continue reading Give Me a Latte and Deep Thoughts

From Danny: Sandy Springs Christian Church

Dear SSCC Family, I hope you are doing well and having a great week. St. Patty’s week is always a fun and festive week as people dress in green and celebrate in various ways. Everyone in the church office managed to wear green on Tuesday and all of The Day School classes spent time looking… Continue reading From Danny: Sandy Springs Christian Church

Go and Be- A Stand Against Busyness

I concluded worship this past Sunday be sharing that many years ago I was part of an event with the theme "Go and Do." I continued by saying that command didn't sit well with me and instead we should leave worship ready to go and to be.- to embody the life of God in our… Continue reading Go and Be- A Stand Against Busyness

You Give Them Something to Eat- Atlanta Hunger Walk

We know that we have a problem with hunger in our world. By now, most of us know that we have a problem with hunger wherever we live. Even in Sandy Springs, one of the more affluent communities in the entire country, 17% of the population is food insecure. Think about that- 17% in an… Continue reading You Give Them Something to Eat- Atlanta Hunger Walk

From Danny for Sandy Springs Christian Church

Dear Church, I hope you are doing well and having a great week. This week, our staff spent some time planning some logistics around Holy Week and Easter. It was a great week to do so as the Spring-like weather reminds us that Easter is just around the corner. It will not be long before… Continue reading From Danny for Sandy Springs Christian Church