Monthly Archives: December 2012

Holy Innocents

“Herod the Great, the Governor of Galilee, was an Idumean Jew whom History describes as an extremely cruel man: he was a man who killed several of his wives and his own sons when he suspected they were plotting against … Continue reading

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Christmas

A merry Christmas to you all, it’s a true pleasure to see you all here tonight to celebrate the Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ with our church family, in the midst of all this Christmas splendor, in the warmth … Continue reading

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Advent IV

Back in the late 80’s and early 90’s, waaaay back when I was in high school and becoming re-fascinated with sports, we had the privilege of watching perhaps the greatest natural athlete of the modern era. Vincent Jackson, better known … Continue reading

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Advent III

In my youth, I was always part of one Boy Scout troop or another, either in Fair Haven, where there were lots of kids, or later in Monmouth Beach, where there were not. I was never much of a scout; … Continue reading

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Advent II

As many of you know, back in October Doan and I took a trip to California to see family and friends, and we were fortunate enough to be able to go see our friends the Bojarkis, who now live in … Continue reading

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Advent 1

In 1998 the big Christmas movie was called Scrooged. It was a Bill Murray vehicle, and “one of the many, many take-offs from Charles Dickens’ story A Christmas Carol. Murray was the Scrooge figure in the film as he played … Continue reading

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