The Important Truth in Every Hallmark Christmas Movie

I enjoy bad television. i don’t mean legitimately bad television, rather television that knows it’s bad, but pretends to be good in a tongue-in-cheek kind of way. During Christmas, that means lots of time spent with the various Hallmark channels. I can’t believe I just wrote that! Mary Michael and I have even come up with our…

Advent 2- Peace

"A voice cries out: “In the wilderness prepare the way of the Lord, make straight in the desert a highway for our God. Every valley shall be lifted up, and every mountain and hill be made low; the uneven ground shall become level, and the rough places a plain." Isaiah 40:3-4 What's alive in you? What's alive in…

Killing Baby Jesus

Today's post is a guest post by Michael McCluskey. Michael always makes me think deeper about my own faith and  is one of my favorite conversation partners. He is a junior at Texas Christian University in Fort Worth and a member of Sandy Springs Christian Church in Atlanta. Every year as we Disciples celebrate the…

Jesus Was Not Born So You Could Get a Good Deal on a Televsion

Keep Christ in...Starbucks? The war on Christmas has begun. More precisely, the war on the war on Christmas has begun. This is an annual tradition where some Christians decide that everyone and everything is conspiring together to do away with Christmas and anything having to do with the birth of Jesus all together. The most…