Reflections on faith and action during the time of Advent.
Hope in the Midst of Struggle by Cindy Johnson
12/02/2010 Let us focus on one group of people that needs special help during this happy period of Advent: the aged.
Responsively Yours: Thy Kingdom Come by Harriett J. Olson
11/30/2010 “The Lord’s Prayer” links the coming of God’s kingdom to God’s will being done on earth just as it is done in heaven. But who exactly are we praying will do God’s will on earth?
Being Prepared: A Faith Walk by Lynn Sloan Barnes
11/23/2010 Once again we stand on the threshold of the Advent season, our expectant hearts excited by the remembrance of the coming of Emmanuel, God with us.
Advent One: Are You Awake? by Linda Douglas Smith
12/16/2008 The season of Advent is upon us. Are you awake?
Second Sunday in Advent: Finding Your Peace by Linda Douglas Smith
12/16/2008 How can we begin to consider world peace unless we have peace within ourselves?
Third Sunday in Advent: Hearing & Listening by Linda Douglas Smith
12/16/2008 Are you hearing and listening to the testimony of John the Baptist?
Fourth Sunday in Advent: Remembering the Least of These by Linda Douglas Smith
12/16/2008 As Christians what will our focus be? Will we feed the hungry, give a drink to the thirsty, welcome the stranger, cloth the naked, visit the sick or visit the prisoner? Isn’t this what Christmas is all about?
An Advent Journey: Being Re-gifted with Peace and Bread by Glory E. Dharmaraj
09/22/2008 Prophet Isaiah sees a vision. He sees the transformation of one set of tools into a new set of equipments, tools of war-making instruments made into farming tools.
An Advent Journey: Re-gifted with Shalom by Glory E. Dharmaraj
09/22/2008 One of the Bible Women leaders in the Philippines, a deaconess, once corrected me when I said an Isaiah passage presents an alternative vision of the world. She said, “It is the original vision of God for us,” and she is right.
An Advent Journey: Re-gifted for a Transformed Journey by Glory E. Dharmaraj
09/22/2008 Is not Advent all about making way for the birth of Jesus?