It feels like it’s been a long time since I went to church.  It hasn’t been more than a week though.  It’s just that I was so used to special midweek holiday services (since Thanksgiving, not counting some funerals), that a full week seems like a long, long time.  From  now till Lent begins at the end of February, I’ll only be preaching weekly.

Wouldn’t it be great if I could get my whole Lenten series figured out by then?  I’ve always set out to do that, but have never, ever accomplished it.  I’ve always been writing two sermons a week during Lent, rather than having them prepared.  Perhaps this year will be the year.  All I need is an idea.