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The Manger’s Missional Mandate: Love

Today we continue the season of Advent to prepare our hearts for Christmas. In the Advent season, we keep in mind both “advents,” both “visits” of Christ, the first in Bethlehem and the second yet to come. Because Christ has already come once, the white Christ candle has remained lit the entire Advent season, and…

The Manger’s Missional Mandate: Joy

Today we continue the season of Advent to prepare our hearts for Christmas. In the Advent season, we keep in mind both “advents,” both “visits” of Christ, the first in Bethlehem and the second yet to come. Because Christ has already come once, the white Christ candle will remain lit the entire Advent season, and…

The Manger’s Missional Mandate: Peace

Today we continue the season of Advent to prepare our hearts for Christmas. In the Advent season, we keep in mind both “advents,” both “visits” of Christ, the first in Bethlehem and the second yet to come. Because Christ has already come once, the white Christ candle will remain lit the entire Advent season, and…

The Manger’s Missional Mandate: Hope

Today we begin our season of Advent, which is the Christian season of preparation for Christmas. The word “advent” comes from the Latin word adventus, which means “coming” or “visit.” In the Advent season, we keep in mind both “advents,” both “visits” of Christ, the first in Bethlehem and the second yet to come. Because…

A Stained Glass Baby Book: Christ

Today we conclude our season of Advent and light the fifth and final candle, the Christ Candle.  Our Advent theme this year is “A Stained Glass Baby Book.”  Many of our mothers kept a baby book with details and highlights from our first few years of life.  In our Advent season, we have walked through…

A Stained Glass Baby Book: Love

Today we continue our season of Advent and light the fourth candle, the Candle of Love.  Our Advent theme this year is “A Stained Glass Baby Book.”  Many of our mothers kept a baby book with details and highlights from our first few years of life.  In our Advent season, we will walk through some of the details…

A Stained Glass Baby Book: Joy

Today we continue our season of Advent and light the third candle, the Candle of Joy.  Our Advent theme this year is “A Stained Glass Baby Book.”  Many of our mothers kept a baby book with details and highlights from our first few years of life.  In our Advent season, we will walk through some…

A Stained Glass Baby Book: Peace

Today we continue our season of Advent and light the second candle, the Candle of Peace.  Our Advent theme this year is “A Stained Glass Baby Book.”  Many of our mothers kept a baby book with details and highlights from our first few years of life.  In our Advent season, we will walk through some…

A Stained Glass Baby Book: Hope

Today we begin our season of Advent and light the first candle, the Candle of Hope. Coming from the Latin word adventus meaning “coming” or “a visit,” Advent is the Christian season of preparation for Christmas.  In the Advent season, we keep in mind both “advents,” both “visits” of Christ, the first in Bethlehem and the second…

The Rescue: Love

Today we complete our season of Advent, which is the season of preparation for Christmas.  Our theme this year is “The Rescue.”  Although the light of Christ is shining in the world today, the world is still a very dark place and will get darker according to the Bible as we near the end of…