Tuck’s Blog

How Do We See Jesus?

Remember the “War of Christmas” that was all the rage last year?  You know, where hundreds of thousands boycotted Starbucks and their demonic, anti-Christmas coffee cup? OK, so it was just a red cup and few dozen crackpots on social media.  And then there’s all those radicals who say “Happy Holidays,” not of “Merry Christmas.”…

Don’t Trust What Can’t Be Trusted

I ran across a list of some very perplexing “mysteries of the universe” the other day. Well, maybe they aren’t not “mysteries” as much as interesting questions that someone needs to answer. Why are there flotation devices under airplane seats, not parachutes? Why isn’t the word “phonetic” spelled like it sounds? Have you ever imagined…

Be Thou My Vision

It’s important for a church to have a clear vision— of itself, of the future, and of God. Churches often produce a “vision statement,” a clear, concise statement of its identity and focus. We have one for the Denbigh church, though it’s not really as clear or concise as it could be. It does provide…

Worship Is Thanksgiving

We sometimes begin our Sunday worship with a “Call to Worship” on a program we refer to as the “Order of Worship” that lays out our “Worship Service.”  While we’re not “liturgical” or “high church” by any stretch (We’re a Church of Christ; we don’t believe in organized religion), worship for us is a pretty…