Churches following the lectionary (a group of Scripture lessons determined by the Christian calendar) may take note of the odd fact that the scriptures in Advent focus not on the birth narratives of Jesus but on his second coming, what Jeremiah calls the coming “day of the Lord” (Jeremiah 33:14). This Sunday’s epistle lesson (the second SundayContinue reading “Advent is a season of anticipation and hope”
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Stay Awake and Be Prepared!
I don’t think I’ve seen a sadder moment in recent memory than when I witnessed three solemn faces–those of my wife and two children–last Monday morning as they headed back to school. My wife (a teacher in Dekalb County) and children cherished the days off during the big snow storm last week. Returning was aContinue reading “Stay Awake and Be Prepared!”