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Advent 2019: 30-Day Devotional Guide
A 30-day devotional to help individuals and families journey through the 2019 Advent season.
Choose Faith
Rather than living in a world of constant questions, we allow this tiny babe in a manger to give us the answer.
Seeking the Peace of Christ this Christmastime
Most of us have an idea of what peace looks like. But is that the peace that Christ promises?
He Dwells Not Far Off: Reflections on Christmastime
The peace on earth and good will to men we so desperately long for are only possible because of that lowly manger scene.
Unwrapping the Gift of Reconciliation this Christmas
Like Christmas itself, we can become nostalgic about reconciliation rather than embrace the messy grace and humility that it requires.
Keep the X in X-Mas
The abbreviation offends 6 in 10 evangelicals, but its history is deeply Christian
Melancholy Angels
God’s messengers can be both bombastic and surprisingly subdued.
Mankind Was Scrooge’s Business (and George Bailey’s, Too)
Two of our favorite Christmas stories teach us that no one can be redeemed in isolation.
The Incarnation Is the Rule, Not the Exception
How a theology of the ordinary informs Advent.
Yes, Mary Knew
How the question behind the recently controversial Christmas song stirs us to worship.
Mary, Mary, Not Quite So Contrary
Finding common ground so that the Virgin Mary becomes less of a battleground.
Why Apocalypse Is Essential to Advent
This season demands a clear view of darkness. Here’s how scholars reckon with it.
Why Putting Christ Back in Christmas Is Not Enough
The history of American holiday cheer obscures the difficult details of the nativity narrative.
4 Reasons to Believe in the Christmas Miracle
Why the supernatural events of this season are both credible and incredible.
Christmas Is Really Act 2
Can’t get enough of Christmas? You’ll love the prequels and sequels.
Bonhoeffer: Advent Is Like a Prison Cell
In the midst of Nazi resistance, this Christian martyr offered three models for the season of waiting.
The Most Wonderfully Painful Time of the Year
Christmas reminds us that faith in the future does not erase our pain in the present.
What Advent Waiting Means for Singles
In the midst of relational uncertainty, this season invites me to savor God’s goodness.
The Case for an Early Christmas
Christian history gives us reason to see Advent and Christmas as coexistent, not separate.
My Swaddled SaviorSubscriber Access Only
Jesus' life began and ended in earthly fetters. Who better to understand ours?
How Norine Brunson Prayed When Her Husband Was Imprisoned
How Norine Brunson Prayed When Her Husband Was Imprisoned
Brunson describes the spiritual habits that helped her face persecution in Turkey.
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