11th Hour Preacher Party — you have the power

I honestly cannot believe it’s almost Sunday already. It feels like it was just Sunday a few minutes ago….which is what happens when one loses time to jet lag. But whatever time zone you happen to be in, Sunday is coming! And this week, it’s all about Jesus extending his reach by commissioning disciples, giving… Read More

11th Hour Preacher Party: BoL etc

Somehow it’s the middle of the day on Saturday in Scotland…and that means it’s already past Sunday worship Down Under, so we know that we can do it, because Sunday has already successfully come! Now, don’t panic. But it’s Baptism of the Lord Sunday for those following the RCL. And it’s Mark 2 for those… Read More

11th Hour Preacher Party: the second candle is still not pink

Somehow it is the second Sunday of Advent. In churches everywhere, laypeople will be staring at the wreath wondering which candle they are supposed to light….it’s still not pink yet. Keep waiting for another week and stick to the purple/blue, friends! Whether you are in the RCL pondering John the Baptist or the shoot from… Read More

Ordiversary Party: ending the year right!

Hello, December! You’ve come with Christmas parties and twinkling lights (here in the very dark-nights-short-days of Scotland anyway)….and now with an INCREDIBLE person to help us celebrate December ordiversaries! The Rev. Dr. Wil Gafney is an amazing priest and professor, a great scholar, and a wonderful friend. She’s shared her “saga” of responding to God’s… Read More

11th Hour Preacher Party: serious holy parenting edition

Somehow it’s already the weekend. I know I was on holiday this week and just came back to work on Friday, and I know that may not have been the world’s wisest choice because OMG IT’S ALMOST SUNDAY….but better than coming back Saturday night as I usually do, I suppose! Here in Scotland it’s Remembrance… Read More