Category Archives: Pentecost

On the Loose

Erin and I spent yesterday with a group of ten wild, crazy, passionate, fun, and energetic youth. We turned them loose in the Plainview library to inventory books. We turned them loose in the Dollar Store to purchase items for … Continue reading

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What were you thinking?

Parents gave me the “what were you thinking” look last Sunday. I armed their children–yes 3 year olds and even 5th grade boys–with pointed sticks and fire. The fun-loving creative educator in me thought….We should celebrate Pentecost and the coming … Continue reading

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Pentecost

I found this meme from a church in New York. Did you catch the Pentecost humor? Think about it. Is it at all possible to keep calm on Pentecost? Remember the sports cheer—Fire up! Fire up! Fire up, up, up, … Continue reading

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Pentecost

Sunday is Pentecost, one of the most important days on the church calendar! It’s at least as important as Christmas and Easter. Thanks to the power of the Holy Spirit poured out on Pentecost, you are reading this today. That’s … Continue reading

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Warning: Pentecost

Why don’t we put warning signs on our church doors? Why don’t we bubble wrap our children when we read them Bible stories? Is it because we don’t expect anything to happen? Is our faith too safe? As a lifelong … Continue reading

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