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Advent 2011

Advent Birth Pains: Staying Awake To The Heart Cry Of The World

Rev. Laura Rose | Posted 02.13.2012 | Religion
Rev. Laura Rose

The season of Advent sounds a discordant note in a world abuzz with holiday Muzak: The world around us is in turmoil, God. We need your presence. Come and occupy our world now!

Keep The "X" In Xmas

Rev. William Lovin | Posted 02.12.2012 | Religion
Rev. William Lovin

Even if you're like me and want nothing to do with this fictitious "war" on Christmas, you might still feel that something is not right in what usually happens in December.

Mark 1:1–8: God Barges Into Our Lives

Michael Joseph Brown, Ph.D. | Posted 01.30.2012 | Religion
Michael Joseph Brown, Ph.D.

When God speaks, often it is outside of the noble confines of the stained-glass edifice. This is what Mark is attempting to tell us: God's movement is often abrupt and unsettling.

Advent 2011: A Season Of Waiting For The Coming Of Christ (PHOTOS)

Posted 11.26.2011 | Religion

Advent (from the Latin adventus meaning "coming") is a liturgical season observed in many Western Christian churches as a time of expectant waiting an...

Advent: One of Those Dangerous Religious Ideas

Matthew L. Skinner | Posted 01.23.2012 | Religion
Matthew L. Skinner

The impulses behind Advent should alarm those who are overly enamored with the current system, as well as any others who are overly confident in their ability to engineer what's best for the world.