Posts Posts by: "James Joiner"

I couldn’t find my passport yesterday. Technically, Nathan couldn’t find his first. We’re traveling to British Columbia this afternoon for a conference and while getting ready Nathan realized he didn’t know where his passport was. I all but rolled my eyes at him as he searched from room to room; how…(Read More)

Not Ready

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Wait. I’m not ready for this part of the story yet. I’m not ready for the final meal with friends. I’m not ready for the awkward intimacy of the foot washing or the mundane failure of the tired disciples to stay awake. I’m not ready for Holy Week. Not because of…(Read More)

When did it happen? Did he wake up in the middle of the night like an old man who has to pee and step outside his cave scratching to see through half open eyes the full moon lonely above him? Or did he become a kind of night light, himself, the dead cells of his…(Read More)

December 2017

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Christmas Eve — December 24th, 2017 — the Rev. Chris Craun from Christopher Craun on Vimeo. The Fourth Sunday of Advent — December 24th, 2017 — the Rev. James Joiner from Christopher Craun on Vimeo. The Third Sunday of Advent — December 17th, 2017 — the Rev. Chris Craun from Christopher Craun on Vimeo. The…(Read More)

November 2017

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The Last Sunday after Pentecost, Christ the King — November 26th, 2017 — Phillip Blomberg from Christopher Craun on Vimeo. The Twenty-Fourth Sunday after Pentecost — November 19th — the Rev. Chris Craun from Christopher Craun on Vimeo. The Twenty-Third Sunday after Pentecost — November 12th — the Rev. Phil Brochard from Christopher Craun on…(Read More)

October 2017

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The Twenty-First Sunday after Pentecost — October 29th, 2017 — the Rev. Dr. Caroline Litzenberger from Christopher Craun on Vimeo. The Twenty-First Sunday after Pentecost — October 22nd, 2017 — the Rev. Chris Craun & Friends from Christopher Craun on Vimeo. The Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost — October 15th, 2017 — the Rev. Dcn. Maria…(Read More)

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The Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost — September 24th, 2017 — the Rev. James Joiner  “Am I not allowed to do what I choose with what belongs to me? Or are you envious because I am generous?” With all the complaining going on in the Exodus reading this morning, I like to imagine there had to…(Read More)

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The Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost — September 17th, 2017 — the Rev. James Joiner Last Sunday was pretty great. The choir was back in session. Familiar and fresh faces alike settled into pews, and the kids streamed out from them. We sang joyfully to God and our singing felt good. Psalm 149 was on tap…(Read More)

September 2017

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The Last Sunday after Pentecost, Christ the King — November 26th, 2017 — Phillip Blomberg from Christopher Craun on Vimeo. The Twenty-Fourth Sunday after Pentecost — November 19th — the Rev. Chris Craun from Christopher Craun on Vimeo. The Twenty-Third Sunday after Pentecost — November 12th — the Rev. Phil Brochard from Christopher Craun on…(Read More)

August 2017

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The Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost — August 27th, 2017 — the Rev. James Joiner from Christopher Craun on Vimeo. The Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost — August 20th, 2017 — the Rev. Dcn. Maria McDowell from Christopher Craun on Vimeo. The Tenth Sunday after Pentecost — August 13th, 2017 — the Rev. Dcn. Bonnie Stewart from…(Read More)