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
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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
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
Wait Upon the Drop
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
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.
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.
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
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.