The Bible: History Channel version

Without really intending to, I found myself watching a segment of the History Channel’s The Bible, about the birth of Moses: the slaughter of Hebrew babies, the rescue from the river by Pharaoh’s daughter, his place in the royal household. Even while experiencing discomfort bordering on revulsion at the production’s occasional exaggeration and amplification of […]

Easter Sunday

What is there about Easter for a clergyperson not to love? Sanctuaries and worship spaces are decorated with beautiful flowers, the hymns are triumphant, brass players augment the strong organ and hymn singing. People pay particular attention to their attire, children sport new Easter outfits and some women even wear hats. Best of all, pews […]