The Eastern Sea have put together an outstanding Christmas album. This is not your typical compilation of standards sung the way you’ve always heard them. There are songs you will recognize on the album like Silver Bells, Little Drummer Boy, O Holy Night, and more, but these are all done with a mellow indie rock […]
Archive for December 2012
Reblogged from sacredmargins: We are excited to have Scott Elliot as our guest blogger this week. Scott is the minister at the La Grange Church of Christ in La Grange, TX. We all happened upon Scott in different ways. Chris discovered him through his excellent blog. Allen found him by his Relevant magazine movie reviews. […]
Here is the sermon I preached yesterday morning at La Grange Church of Christ. We have been studying the gospel of Luke and I decided to use the text for the week, but changed my message in light of the tragic events in Newtown, Connecticut. He began to tell the people this parable: “A […]
This powerful story of adoption explores the meaning of family. It teaches us that giving is much more than the material things we often give this time of year.
The holidays are a joyous occasion for many, but for some it can be a difficult time of year. During this time most of us are probably thinking about buying presents and what to prepare for the big family get together, but there are others who may be reflecting on lost loved ones or the […]
I just received Josh Graves & Chris Seidman’s book, Heaven on Earth, in the mail today. I read the introduction and the first few pages at lunch and was thoroughly impressed by what the book offers in the opening sections. I cannot wait to sit down and read some more. The books invites us […]
The Christmas season is upon us and if you are like me, you sometimes find it hard to shop for the loved ones in your life. Sure some people are easy to buy presents for, but then there are those others whom you just do not know what to get. Preachers especially can be […]