Whoville: We are Free

Since it was first Introduced in Dr. Seuss’ 1954 Horton Hears a Who, Whoville has been a staple in popular culture.  In 1957 Seuss reintroduced Whoville in his book, How the Grinch Stole Christmas and the location and residents have been popularized in different media through the years.  There has been a TV special of…

Whoville: We are God’s Friend

Over the past few weeks we’ve talked about Whoville in relation to Dr. Suess' classic Horton Hears a Who, but the reality is, that when most people hear the term “Whoville” that isn’t the book they think of.  Instead, they think of Little Cindy Lou Who and her family from Seuss’ 1957 Classic how the…

Whoville: You are a Victor

He had lived through the war and the war had shaped who he was.  It had also shaped how he saw others.  In particular, it shaped his view of the Japanese.  Between Pearl Harbour and the war that followed he had very little time or use for those who called Japan their home. But in…

Whoville: I am a Disciple

Back in November the worship team introduced the song “Who You Say I Am”, maybe you remember.  And as the team was singing, I had an epiphany.   An epiphany is defined as: a moment of sudden revelation or insight. And maybe epiphany is a little strong but considering that many Christians celebrate today as “Epiphany”,…

Brand New Year, Same Old Vision

Well, here we are about 2000 years down the road from that first church.  I’m sure if Peter and John had of ever discussed the future of the Christian church that they could not have envisioned what it would be like 2000 years later. I mean 2000 years!  The Jewish religion wasn’t even 2000 years…