Who’s Afraid of the Big, Bad Neil deGrasse Tyson?

Have you been watching Cosmos? If not, then you should be. For those of you who are not as excited about educational television as I am, here is the scoop. The original Cosmos was a 13-part television series written and presented by Carl Sagan. It was an engaging, inspirational, and educational journey through contemporary science […]

Muppets, Tight Pants, and How Your Children Will Save Us All

Every week at the 10:15 service at Community UCC, I invite the kids to come forward, and I share a lesson with them for a few minutes before they run off to children’s choir. One Sunday, I asked the kids how they were doing and one girl responded, “My pants are too tight!”. I looked […]

John 3:16… I Do Not Think It Means What You Think It Means

Quick! Quote a Bible verse! Any verse. What comes to mind? What is the first verse that you remembered? There are 31,273 verses in the Bible. Which one came to mind first? Was it Ecclesiastes 10:19? “A feast is made for laughter, wine makes life merry, and money is the answer for everything.” Judges 3:21? […]