Advent Devotion | December 3

Voices of Our Past: St. Augustine  |  By John Thornton Week 1, Day 5  |  December 3 According to St. Augustine, goodness and evil do not exist in the same way. Goodness exists because God created it. Evil is only the absence of the good. Darkness does not exist; it is...

Advent Devotion | November 29

The Servant’s Song:  Our Hymn of Gathering  |  By Steve Sumerel Week 1, Day 1  |  November 29 Scripture:  Isaiah 49:1-6 “I will give you as a light to the nations, that my salvation may reach to the end of the earth.” Isaiah 49:6b On a dark and cold night following a...

Advent Devotion | November 30

Voices of Our Past: Isaiah  |  By Tom Petty Week 1, Day 2  |  November 30 Scripture:  Isaiah 49:1-6 The Bible is a book about promises, hopes, and dreams. Prophets in the Bible have a fascinating role as custodians of the hopes, promises and dreams of their society,...

Advent Devotion | December 1

Voices of Our Past: John the Baptist   |  By Barbara Howard Brock Week 1, Day 3  |  December 1 Impatience seems part of each of us. “Promises, promises!” “Are we there yet?” “How much longer?” “When is the change really going to happen?” Jewish parents, grandparents,...