Lent Already?

Lent Already? It’s true.  Lent begins February 6th this year.  If you think that’s early, you’re right!  Blame Easter.  Lent is observed during the 40 days before Easter and Easter is on March 23rd this year!  The next time Easter will come this early is in the year 2160!  Why is Easter so early?  Blame … Read more


New Year’s Resolutions I hesitate to even begin my letter to you this month with such a title.  New Year’s resolutions rarely inspire confidence in those who make them.  I know of many more New Year’s resolutions broken than those kept.  Ideally, we should be always resolving to be better, always striving toward godliness, always … Read more

Christmas Traditions

According to the church year, Christmas doesn’t technically begin until December 25th.  It’s Advent that begins after Thanksgiving. But since when did “corporate America” follow the church year!  “Christmas time” has begun with all its craziness and stress.  And in the midst of all of that we remember why we celebrate Christmas in the first … Read more