Topic: Advent

A Ruler for the Remnant

December 20, 2021
Micah’s prophecy was early on, before even the Northern Kingdom fell. In the midst of his warnings, he also promises a restoration of the remnant, the lame and afflicted who…

Gathering the Outcast

December 13, 2021
Zephaniah is prophesying before the exile, during the time of King Josiah. He is both warning the people of God’s impending judgement and offering a word of hope that a…

Refiner’s Fire

December 6, 2021
Malachi’s prophecy is post-exile, the temple was rebuilt, the walls of the city rebuilt, yet the people still did not follow God’s ways. In response God promises a messenger who…
Pregnant woman siloutted by light coming through a window.

My Soul Magnifies

December 21, 2020
Mary’s pregnancy is a liminal space, in between conception and birth. She enters into the liminal space willingly and embraces the uncertainty of her situation with faith and hope. The…
Person raising their hands up toward a dawning sun.

Loving & Living


Advent is like one of our dearest friends, showing up, right on time, come hell or high water…or even a pandemic. No doubt, we are loved!
Candle stick lit in darkness.

Testify To The Light

December 14, 2020
John’s task, and ours as well, is to “testify” to what Messiah will be doing. John points out that in fact Messiah is already among us, and we have yet…
Woman prayerfully looking up out a window.

Listening & Loving


“We don’t pine for a second coming that will bring the world to an end. We pray for the indwelling of Christ that will enable the world to continue.” -Dr.…
Woman sitting on desert sand overlooking the expanse.

Prepare The Way

December 7, 2020
This year the Advent season is not as full as in the past because of the pandemic. Ironically, this makes it easier for us to enter into the wilderness and…
Night sky filled with stars.

When the Stars Begin to Fall

December 1, 2020
Advent is a season of waiting in the liminal space of anticipation and wonder. Emmanuel is not yet here, and we long for his arrival. So we watch for him,…
Hand dipping fingers in a pool of water.

Remember, And Be Thankful

December 9, 2019
The Season of Advent is a powerful and sensory time, full of memories and meaning. Where is your heart and mind leading you? Take time to remember, and be thankful.