Talking About the Old Testament

Howdy and welcome back to Beyond the Pew. My name is Taylor Schroll. It’s great to be here with you, sitting on this tree stump, talking to you about the Old Testament.

Preparing for Gaudete Sunday

I was at a conference this past weekend and I was at a session on anxiety and depression. In the middle of the session, the presenter went off on a tangent and talked about what our youth need during this time where we feel broken and in despair, where we give in to anxiety and […]

Welcome to Advent

Hi, welcome back to Beyond the Pew and welcome to Advent! This is one of my favorite seasons in the Church year. It’s a time of hope, a time of waiting, and a time of expecting the Lord to come. So we’re celebrating the Lord coming as a baby. We’re celebrating the Lord coming in […]

In the Spirit of Advent

Every year during Advent, the Johnson clan leads a church-wide food drive.  We ask our church community to draw a family from our sister parish in downtown Houston and pray for them, give them boxes of food, and maybe get them a present or two.  Then two Uhauls get filled up with boxes and we […]