Reflections on faith and action during the time of Advent.
Baptism and Lay Mystique by Glory Dharmaraj
01/10/2013 We must put to rest the perception that only the ordained are called to ministry. Baptism removes the lay mystique, that feeling among many laypersons that they do not have a definite calling and identity.
A Child Is Born, God Is With Us by Harriett Jane Olson
12/19/2012 What we know, without doubt, is that God is with us. The power of the Christ child, born on Christmas day, is God’s demonstration that love takes risks.
Mary's Song by Anita Phillips
12/17/2012 Mary’s song is an indigenous honor song. She was a young tribal woman who held within her body the promise of new hope and kept within her heart a deep gratitude for God’s sustaining vision of possibility – the possibility of shalom.
Women of the Manger by Brenda Moland
12/17/2012 Use this mini-retreat to take a journey to the manger to renew our faith in the hope, peace, joy and love of Christmas.
The Joy of the Material and Spiritual Practice of Sharing by Grace Musuka
12/13/2012 During this Advent season, as we share material goods with family members, let us also extend our hand to the needy around us.
Creating and Cultivating Space for God to Move In by Sue Wolfe
12/02/2012 During the Advent season, as you pause to make space for Spirit to move within you and give birth to something new in you, also consider making space to be present to those with whom you would be in ministry and the unexpected places you will see Christ.
Affirmation of Faith for Everyday Advent by Glory Dharmaraj
11/27/2012 This Affirmation of Faith can be made into an Advent liturgy.
Eyes to the Vista by Nichea Ver Veer Guy
12/07/2011 Every day, there are those that set out in migration in every corner of our world. They seek a vista of justice, security and sustainability.
Mary, Joseph, Baby Jesus and Other Immigrants by Cindy Johnson
12/01/2011 The Christmas story is a lesson on God’s greatest commandments of all.
Thoughts on Migrants and Life by Monalisa Tuitahi
11/30/2011 This Advent season as we wait with anticipation to see the Christ child, may we celebrate our migrant status by sharing our lives.
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