ADVENT 2014: Reflection for Human Rights Day, Second Wednesday of Advent, December 10

by Shannen Dee Williams, Ph.D. Isaiah 40:25-31 | Matthew 11:28-30 Our God is God from of old, creator of the ends of the earth. God does not faint or grow weary, and God’s knowledge is beyond scrutiny. God gives power to the faint, abundant strength to the weak. (Is 40:28-29) Today’s reading from Isaiah serves as … Continue reading ADVENT 2014: Reflection for Human Rights Day, Second Wednesday of Advent, December 10

ADVENT 2014: Reflection for the Second Sunday of Advent, Dec. 7

by Bishop Kenneth Untener Isaiah 40:1-5, 9-11 | 2 Peter 3:8-14 | Mark 1:1-8 Thus it was that John the Baptizer appeared in the desert proclaiming a baptism of repentance. (Mk 1:4) John the Baptist is the man of whom Jesus would say, "History has not known a man born of woman greater than John." That's quite a … Continue reading ADVENT 2014: Reflection for the Second Sunday of Advent, Dec. 7