Tag: Advent

When I’m Consumed By My Wants

Then the seventh angel blew his trumpet, and there were loud voices in heaven, saying, “The kingdom of the world…

How I Found Hope In A Story

Think about your favorite story. Great stories hardly are about trivial matters, often they are about something much deeper: vanquishing…

When God Became Man

The season begins.  No, not Christmas, I’m talking about Advent. As we enter into the period Christians call Advent, this…

A Song and the Angels

On Christmas Day, I want to leave us with two pieces.  Chew on these two pieces and I wish you…

Waiting, and waiting, and waiting.

67 And his father Zechariah was filled with the Holy Spirit and prophesied, saying, 68 “Blessed be the Lord God of Israel, for he has visited…

The Hope of Glory

I discovered something recently.  I discovered the power of a simple prepositional phrase.  Admittedly, that phrase is a little odd…

Why Christmas is a Dangerous Holiday

The master of stopping the spin, Bill O’Reilly, made the statement on his show recently that Christianity was not a…

Advent Reflections from Fuller Seminary

I wanted to post my first teaser piece in this blog’s illustrious history (cue fanfare).  My seminary, Fuller Seminary, posted…

Playing for John Williams

A few months ago I went to a symphony event up at the Hollywood Bowl.  John Williams, the famous conductor…

Cosmo Kramer and the Coming of Christ

Kramer: Do you ever yearn? George: Yearn? Do I yearn? Kramer: I yearn. George: You yearn? Kramer: Oh, yes. Yes,…

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