The Light Shines in the Darkness by Tammy Abee Blom

Note: For the four weeks of Advent, this blog will highlight one scripture from the Revised Common Lectionary Year C for each week. A discipline for the week will be suggested. It is in intended the discipline will fit into your daily life and utilize resources you...

Advent Waiting by Aimee Day

ad·vent  (ˈadˌvent) noun : the arrival of a notable person, thing, or event. In Christian circles, we commonly use this noun to describe the four weeks leading up to Christmas, in which we “wait for the coming of Christ.” We wait for the Advent, the arrival of,...

Peace, Zephaniah 3:14-20, by Sarah Holik

Peace. We desire peace among nations and ethnic groups, but we also seek other forms of peace—from conflict in our family, from disagreements over theology and worship, from the endless “to do” list, from the children bickering in the back seat, from the war within...

Mary’s Song: A Hymn of Faith by Kristy Bay

This won’t really shock any of you, but in case you don’t know me yet, I grew up on stage at church. From the time I was two years old all the way through high school and even into college, I performed on stage. In fact, it became a part of my church’s Christmas...