In the midst of chasing that warm fuzzy feeling during the holiday season, what if the fierce and flurrying preparations were more of a distraction than a vehicle for finding the presence of the holy among us? Kris talks about what it means to be Home for Christmas in the discussion of Isaiah 11:1-10 and … Continue reading Home for Christmas: Peace (Advent 2)
Paul and Pollyanna show up to help us understand that Christian identity has less to do with what warms the cockles of your heart and more to do with how you relate to the world and culture around you. Rejoicing always, praying without ceasing, and giving thanks in all circumstances is where they suggest we … Continue reading S2 E5: Joy Is Our True Home (Advent 3)
Got a favorite holiday movie? So many of them seem to have the theme of coming home. So, where does God live? Where is home? And what does home mean to you? Susan takes a good look at Psalm 85 in this week's sermon for the second Sunday in Advent. Here's Netflix's controversy over The … Continue reading S2 E3: Home Is Where We Meet (Advent 2)
Welcome to the second season of the Sunday Morning Sleep In Podcast! We are kicking off a new year in the Christian calendar with Advent, and taking a good look at what needs to be disrupted in order to make room for God to enter the world once more. Susan shares the prophet's prayer from … Continue reading S2 E1: Come Down Home (Advent 1)
What's the difference between a trip and a journey? And where is home for you? Susan delves into the story of the walk to Emmaus in Luke 24:13-35, and ponders how Christ shows up with us even--and perhaps most especially--when our destination is unknown.