Category Archives: Celebration

The time is now…

Advent is a time to reflect and remember the story of Jesus Christ coming to us so long ago as we reread the Christmas stories, hear the Old Testament prophecies again, sing our favorite Christmas songs, look at manger scenes … Continue reading

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Throw a party

God mandated that Israel celebrate as a nation at least three times a year with a national party. They called them Feasts. But they were just big parties; lots of eating, drinking, singing, dancing, telling stories to each other and celebrating God, family and friends. Continue reading

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Celebration

Richard Foster, in his classic Celebration of Discipline, has an entire chapter dedicated to the spiritual practice of Celebration. He begins, “Celebration is at the heart of the way of Christ.” I could not agree more. The Scriptures give us … Continue reading

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Celebrating God in our play

Have you ever reflected on the fact that our play is an act of celebration to God? Play in and of itself is an act of freedom, vulnerability, creativity and joy. The opposite is also true. We cannot play if we are in bondage, guarded, exhausted and sad. Continue reading

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