Friday, 14 December 2012 12:02

Christmas lessons

Being a minority voice in a larger conversation is not just for Christmas. It is the future of the American church.

Published in Vital Signs
Wednesday, 12 December 2012 19:00

Book shares struggles of Baptist women

The Modern Magnificat recounts the struggles and triumphs of 23 ordained Baptist women.

Published in People
Wednesday, 12 December 2012 15:01

Making room for joy

Christmas celebrates both joy and justice.

Published in Thinking Theologically
Tuesday, 11 December 2012 11:49

‘The Hobbit’ as Advent journey

Have you ever thought of Advent as an unexpected journey? Would you set out on one today if given the chance?

Published in Commentaries
Thursday, 06 December 2012 11:47

Rescuing Advent from Christmas

The modern “Christmas Season” is a cultural reality but has little to do with faith.

Published in Can I Get a Witness?
Wednesday, 05 December 2012 14:27

The mystery of Advent

Advent’s calling is about beating the world to celebrations of “Happy New Year” and reorienting ourselves into the world order of the kingdom of God.

Published in Commentaries
Friday, 30 November 2012 11:06

Advent devotions start Sunday

Following the Star, an Advent devotional series, returns to Passport, Inc.’s, devotional website on Sunday, Dec. 2, through Epiphany, Jan. 6, 2013.

Published in Organizations
Wednesday, 28 November 2012 14:34

Keeping watch

Watchful Christians are needed in a world that no longer feels a sense of urgency about anything spiritual.

Published in Thinking Theologically
Tuesday, 06 December 2011 10:00

Advent a progressive journey toward Christmas

When observed faithfully and progressively, Advent can prepare us for a Christmas celebration filled with mystical wonder and deep meaning, a spiritual communion that far exceeds the buzz of shallow commercialism.

Published in Commentaries
Monday, 05 December 2011 08:11

This Advent season, just you wait

We need Advent particularly badly this year, and not simply because it’s a prelude to Christmas.

Published in Commentaries
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