As much as I struggle with whether or not I resonate more with Lutheran or Reformed theology, there is at least one area where I identify with Lutherans wholeheartedly and unashamedly...a clearly Christ and cross-centered approach to everything. Reformed folks are great at pondering the invisible, hidden, sovereign majesty of God, which . . .
Just about everyone gets emotionally charged up about 'style' in our discussions of worship, especially when discussing the possibility of going to multiple services, each with a different style. After almost ten years of having these discussions, I really can't get too fired up about questions of style...I freely admit that . . .
Well, I suppose it was inevitable...our church is having discussions on worship style and the feasibility of splitting into "two services, one church." As one who has seen firsthand what this move yields, regardless of the motivation, I'm totally against it for a number of reasons. The bottom line is simply this, no matter how . . .
NASA is in trouble again, this time for flying drunk astronauts on the Shuttle and/or the Russian Soyuz. Seems like every time I leave town, something bad happens here...but before we get back to too much seriousness, I thought you'd enjoy Leno's hilarious take on the 'Kennedy Space Center.' Enjoy!!
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With our trip coming up in less than 48 hours, it's definitely time for a little levity and a-musement around here!! In keeping with a Ukrainian theme, I found this Ukrainian Army recruiting video on YouTube that is pretty funny. The video itself is a trip, even without understanding a word of the language...but I found a transcript for . . .
There has been much discussion about anxiety in our household over the past few days. After more than two years of planning, in a matter of hours we will be embarking on our adoption trip--an international, weeks-long, life-changing event over which we have no control outside of choosing our departing flight from a short list of . . .