When Lily was little, we would watch the Sesame Street special “Elmo’s Christmas Countdown” (or as she called it ‘Elmo’s Christmas Counter-downer’) on repeat all winter long, even after Christmas. The star-studded special is fun to watch the first time or two and this 2007 version is better than the similar 1996 “Elmo Saves Christmas.” Read More →

As you read last week, I wrapped up my 2023 planning retreat in the southern Rockies and I came home with a solid plan for preaching and teaching for all next year — and found refreshment along the way. Thank you for your prayerful support. I look forward to sharing that plan with y’all as soon as the staff have had a chance to help me refine it.Read More →