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An Advent Message: Mary’s Song

The following post is the first in a series of Scriptural messages called “The Songs of Christmas: Advent Meditations on the Incarnation.” Each week a new Advent message will be prayerfully presented. I pray that families may use these for … Continue reading

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Longing to Believe: An Advent Sermon (Genesis 15.1-6; Luke 1.46-55)

Existentialist Jean-Paul Satre may have been speaking for many in today’s world, when he wrote about the human being possessing a desire to be satisfied and fulfilled, but nothing in this world being able to fill the bill. So we … Continue reading

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An Advent Series with Order of Worship, Readings, Lighting, sermon series, and Quotes

The Once and Future Christmas: An Advent Worship and Sermon Series I have found that, for many pastors and worship leaders, preparation for Advent and Christmas begins during this time. I trust the following could be of some help. This … Continue reading

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An Unexpected Christmas: An Unexpected Family (Matthew 1.1-16)

This message was part of a series I called “An Unexpected Christmas.” I offer it here as fodder for faithful pastors who are preparing to feed the flock of Jesus as we move into the Second Sunday in Advent. I pray … Continue reading

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