ADVENT 2013: Reflection for Christmas Eve, December 24

By Alex Mikulich 2¬†Samuel 7:1-5, 8b-12, 14a, 16 | Psalm 89:2-5, 27, 29 | Luke 1:67-79 "By the tender mercy of our God, the dawn from on high will break upon us, to give light to those who sit in darkness and in the shadow of death, to guide our feet into the way of … Continue reading ADVENT 2013: Reflection for Christmas Eve, December 24

ADVENT 2013: Reflection for the Fourth Sunday of Advent, Dec. 22

By Jim Douglass Isaiah 7:10-14 | Romans 1:1-7 | Matthew¬†1:18-24 John's question -- Are you the One? -- remains with me when I visit Ameriyeh shelter in Baghdad. Four young men lead us into the darkness of the Ameriyeh shelter. The candle held by the leader was our only light until we approached the center. … Continue reading ADVENT 2013: Reflection for the Fourth Sunday of Advent, Dec. 22