A Cure for the "Camelot Complex"

Text: Haggai 1:15b-2:9 I am a sucker for movie musicals. A favorite of mine is Camelot. I can still hear Richard Burton as King Arthur faux-singing: A law was made a distant moon ago here: July and August cannot be too hot. And there's a legal limit to the snow here In Camelot. The winter is forbidden till December And exits March the second on the dot. By order, summer lingers through September In Camelot. In short, there's simply not A more congenial spot For happily-ever-aftering than here In Camelot. Long before Lancelot, Guinevere, and King Arthur, people have suffered from the “Camelot complex.” It can be a deadly disease that keeps people fixated on an idealized past. The Sp

With an Advent Accent

Text: Matthew 24:36-44; Romans 13:11-14 Thanksgiving is over. December has arrived and for most people the Christmas countdown is on. As for me, I have been on a quiet countdown to Advent long before the first leaf started to fall. It is hard to blame those who ignore Advent. It is a tough season to sell, with no “Black Friday” or “Cyber Monday” sales, a season filled with bizarre images and even more bizarre language. How can one flickering candle compete with the seductive peddlers of wishful thinking who work round the clock like Santa’s elves to capture our consumer attention? These peddlers of wishful thinking somehow seem to know just what we really need – a new outfit that will expand

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