Philippians 4:4-7: Rejoice

Watch the service and sermon here. In parallel with Lent, Advent pulses with penitential underpinnings, preparing the unprepared for Christ’s coming. Not only His birth, but His return to reign over His creation and Church. So, this preparatory season encourages you and me to consider our sin—the reason Christ came into our world. Yet, such […]

Midweek Advent 3

Intro Advent is a time of preparation and anticipation.  The word Advent means “coming,” not “it’s already here.”  So, this is a time when we prepare ourselves to celebrate the coming of Jesus as the Messiah.  Yet, we in the Church–even within ourselves–have to contend against the secular Christmas, which has looked like Christmas since […]