Advent and the Church Calendar: the Gentle Rhythms of the Household of God

I am always telling my kids that repetition is the key to honing their skills in soccer or other sports.  Repetition works it into muscle memory: the technique, the situational awareness, the ability to receive and deliver the ball expediently.  Almost everything works this way.  I have told them their whole lives that if they… Continue reading Advent and the Church Calendar: the Gentle Rhythms of the Household of God

Christian Generosity and Bearing the Family Likeness of the Household of God

One of the greatest ways in which we reflect the glory of God is in Christian generosity.  When we are generous like our Father in heaven has been generous, the reward we ought to be looking for is not “when you give you will receive more,” although this is often true.  No, the reward is… Continue reading Christian Generosity and Bearing the Family Likeness of the Household of God