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Why Advent Is More Jewish Than You Think
As a Messianic Jew, I see the rich origins of this liturgical season.
Opinion | Discipleship. Why Advent Is More Jewish Than You Think. So how did a nice, Hanukkah-celebrating Jewish girl like me come to embrace Advent?
The Year in Liturgical Cinema: Advent
Movie aliens aren't real. That doesn't keep them from raising thought-provoking provoking questions for us today.
The Year in Liturgical Cinema: Advent. Movie aliens aren't real. The Year in Liturgical Cinema: Advent. Image: Paramount Pictures. The Year in Liturgical Cinema: Advent.
Practicing Advent in a Time of Turbulence
As our nation deals with division and distrust, how do we approach this liturgical season?
Opinion | Discipleship. Practicing Advent in a Time of Turbulence. As 0; tweet; link; email; print. Never before have I been so eager for Advent to begin. This
My Special Gift to You: A Free, Downloadable Advent Devotional
Nearly two dozen Christian leaders contributed reflections on the birth of Christ
Nov 16, 2016. Advent, Christmas, devotional. My Special Gift to You: A Free, Downloadable Advent Devotional. My Special Gift to You: A Free, Downloadable Advent Devotional.
Bearing the Light
Light Upon Light. Reflections on Advent and Christmas. View in context. For Christians, the Christmas season begins with the first Sunday of Advent, the start of the Christian New Year.
The More Lasting Story
Light Upon Light. Reflections on Advent and Christmas. Devotion. Several years ago I began incorporating the poetry and fiction of past writers into my devotional readings for Advent.
Walking in the Light
Light Upon Light. Reflections on Advent and Christmas. Devotion. Thus comes Advent, the last of the three winter seasons to develop in the Christian calendar.
The Story That Changes Us
Light Upon Light. Reflections on Advent and Christmas. Devotion. Week of December 19, 2016. The time is upon us: It is the final full week before Christmas.
The Light That Heals
Light Upon Light. Reflections on Advent and Christmas. Devotion. Twitter Reply on Twitter. Facebook Join the conversation on Facebook. Tags: Advent|Christmas.
The Narrative of Fear Surrounding Refugees: Preparing Ourselves for the Conversation
If we are pro-life, we are pro-refugee.
the wanderer. It's Advent and we look back to the time thousands of years ago when a husband and wife couldn't find a welcome home to stay. Today
Jesus’ Family Tree Shows Us He Is Worth the Wait
It's okay that most of us want to skip through the genealogy of Jesus—but we should still read it.
Many contemporary Christian readers will either read the genealogy during Advent this December or as they start a Bible reading plan on January 1. I suspect that most of us aren't that
Watching 'Chi-Raq' During Advent
Spike Lee's latest joint is here to teach us what lament really looks like.
Watching 'Chi-Raq' During Advent. Spike Lee's latest joint is here to teach us what lament really looks like. Alissa Wilkinson| December 7, 2015. Watching 'Chi-Raq' During Advent. 1 of 4.
Happy Birthday, Dear Church
Why Pentecost Sunday is worth celebrating.
Even though many of these churches have begun to embrace many of the gifts of the liturgical calendar (Advent, Ash Wednesday, and Lent come to mind), I don't recall observing
I Was an Ash Wednesday Rookie
How the liturgical service enriched my non-liturgical faith.
We celebrated Christmas, of course, and Easter too—but that was about it. My experience with Advent was limited to chocolate-laden drugstore calendars.
A Christmas Guide To Family Worship
This Christmas season, how might we lead our families to remember Jesus?
Dec 4, 2015. Advent. A Christmas Guide To Family Worship. He is the author of an Advent devotional called The Expected One, which you can purchase here.
Wait Upon the DropSubscriber Access Only
Why churches are turning to club music to elevate praise.
Hicks, who was worship pastor at Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, before moving to Cathedral Church of the Advent in Birmingham, Alabama, said the
Five Observations in the New Era of Christian Networks-- and What Denominations Need to Learn
The network advantage... and what denominations can learn from them
But the best denominations are helping churches better understand the missionary's nearness. With the advent of technology and the internet, it's no longer that difficult.
In Christ Alone: Bernie Sanders Attacks Wheaton Grad’s Stance on Salvation
Trump appointee hearing turns into a religious test for office.
The controversy over a former Wheaton College professor's theological explanation for wearing a hijab in solidarity with Muslims during Advent was one of the biggest religion news
‘Same God’ Standoff: Wheaton College, Suspended Professor Hold Ground, Miroslav Volf Weighs In
Debate continues over Larycia Hawkins's explanation (not act) of wearing a hijab during Advent.
Debate continues over Larycia Hawkins's explanation (not act) of wearing a hijab during Advent. 'Same God' Standoff: Wheaton College, Suspended
Why the US Military Wants Fewer Generic Christians
Department of Defense now recognizes 216 religions.
Provided. Prior religious designations: Advent Christian Church; Jehovah's Witnesses; Native American; Seventh Day Adventists; Adventist Churches; American
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Facing Our Legacy of Lynching
Cover Story: Facing Our Legacy of Lynching
How a memorial could help lead America—and Christians—to repentance from a dark history.
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