Advent 2019 – Preparation

Advent 2019 – Preparation

Pretend with me for a moment that you were going to an awards banquet. And at this banquet, you knew you were going to receive an award. How would you react? What would you do before hand? More than likely you would carefully plan out your wardrobe, prepare a...

Advent 2018: Refuge

Jesus was born in a Bethlehem barn because the occupying nation forced his parents to make the journey to be counted for a census. Later, the little family fled to Egypt as refugees. Today there are poor and marginalized people in our community and around the world...

Advent 2018: Peace

The news, tweets, and headlines assure us peace is unattainable. We are surrounded by war and offense. Yet Christ’s birth proclaims peace on earth. Let Him transform you and bring peace to your heart. Ask Him, by His Holy Spirit, to change your attitudes and actions....

Advent 2018: Wait

Expectation of good things to come fill our hearts with delight. Is it possible that the anticipation itself makes what we’ve waited for even sweeter? Make note of some things you are looking forward to. What is it that you are eagerly hoping for Christ to bring?...
Everlasting Father

Everlasting Father

Names are important. New parents will spend literally months thinking and even arguing about what to name their child! A name communicates so much about a person’s background, heritage, and even their character. This was especially true in the Old Testament...

Advent 2018: Pray

God is divine and Holy. If that’s all we could say about Him, we’d wonder how He could empathize with our very real human emotions. God became a man. If that’s all we could say, we’d doubt His power and authority. In Christ, He is fully God and fully human. We have a...