Overshadowed by Love

Luke 2:1-20 In those days a decree went out from Emperor Augustus that all the world should be registered. This was the first registration and was taken while Quirinius was governor of Syria. All went to their own towns to be registered. Joseph also went from the town...
Advent 2: Comfort and Peace

Advent 2: Comfort and Peace

During the second week of Advent, we welcome God’s comfort and peace to our suffering world, even as we prepare for Christ through our repentance and acts of justice.

Advent Devotion: Hope

Isaiah is calling on God to interrupt the status quo, to literally tear through the veil that separates heaven and earth. During Advent we too ask God to interrupt the status quo, both of our world and our lives.

Week 4 Advent Devotional

Isaiah 9:2, 6-7 The people who walked in darkness have seen a great light; those who lived in a land of deep darkness— on them light has shined. … For a child has been born for us, a son given to us; authority rests upon his shoulders; and he is named Wonderful...

Advent Devotional, Week 3

The text for this devotional is Isaiah 35:1-10. In the Ancient World, there was a great road called the King’s Highway. It was one of the most important trade routes of that time, beginning in Egypt and winding its way east through other nations, including what would...