Formations 07.23.2023: Coming Home

My dad spent almost his entire adult life as a high school basketball coach. While I was still a little kid, I was the team mascot.

Formations 01.01.2023: Look Who’s Coming to Jesus

Traditionally, we call these magi “wise men.” The Greek text says “magi” (magoi), or “magus” in the singular.

Coming, a Prayer for Advent

Come to us, Lord Jesus,
in every purple-patterned life,
every wrap of loving arms
in shivering December.

Formations 04.14.2019: The King Is Coming

When early December rolled around with the Christmas parade, it happened that our marching band hung around the Church of the Nazarene.

Connections 04.17.2016: Coming and Going

There’s a lot of coming and going in this story. Jesus comes by boat to the land of the Gerasenes. As soon as he steps ashore, a demon-afflicted man comes to him.