All Ye Faithful
Posted by CC on February 8, 2012
Christmas can be a conflicted time for religiously liberal folk. Commerce and culture pull us to do and feel certain things. There may be tugs from the past, both desired and resisted, that try and draw us closer to observances from earlier days. Present understandings also arise within us, as if asking to be acknowledged in the mix. Is the conflict avoidable? Can we experience Christmas without succumbing to commercial and sentimental overdose? This is the Reverend Danny Reed’s sermon delivered as a lead into the Christmas season on December 4, 2011.