The Bible and the Newspaper: Flashbulbs of Joy

This URL leads to the sermon I wrote Saturday, December 15th after deciding to replace the one I wrote earlier in the week. Sometimes the events in our world cause us to pause and reflect on a change in direction – the same can be said for those in the pulpit.

It is simply one observation among many, reflecting on the events in Connecticut and Chengping in light of Advent and the lighting of the Candle of Joy. The text covers Herod’s “massacre of the infants” found in Matthew 2, and the “flashbulb memories” we all have, as labeled by the school of psychology.

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