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The One We’re Waiting For: Renovation & Reconstruction

We wrap up our look into Jesus' caution about the imminent destruction of the Jerusalem temple (Luke 21) and bridge ahead in this first week of Advent. When the Temple falls down, the New Testament writers reveal a startling twist in the story of God's presence in the midst of his people: the temple is now in us!
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Practice for Christmas Day

CENTERING: “Behold, I bring you good news of a great joy, which will come to all the people; for unto you is born this day in the city of David, a Savior, who is Christ the Lord.” Luke 2:10-11 SETTLING…

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Advent Practices – Week 3 – Day 5

THEME: RADICAL GENEROSITY BREATH PRAYER: LORD, GIVE ME JOY IN BLESSING OTHERS THROUGH RADICAL GENEROSITY. CENTERING: "Because of God’s tender mercy, the morning light of heaven is about to break upon us, to give light to those who sit in…

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Advent Practices – Week 3 – Day 4

THEME: RADICAL GENEROSITY BREATH PRAYER: LORD, GIVE ME JOY IN BLESSING OTHERS THROUGH RADICAL GENEROSITY. CENTERING: “Do nothing from selfishness or empty conceit, but with humility of mind regard one another as more important than yourselves.” Philippians 2:3 SETTLING IN:…

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Advent Practices – Week 3 – Day 3

THEME: RADICAL GENEROSITY BREATH PRAYER: LORD, GIVE ME JOY IN BLESSING OTHERS THROUGH RADICAL GENEROSITY. CENTERING: “You will recognize Him by this sign: You will find a baby wrapped snugly in strips of cloth, lying in a manger.” Luke 2:12…

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Advent Practices – Week 3 – Day 2

THEME: RADICAL GENEROSITY BREATH PRAYER: LORD, GIVE ME JOY IN BLESSING OTHERS THROUGH RADICAL GENEROSITY. CENTERING: “He has sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim freedom for the captives and release from darkness for the prisoners.” Isaiah 61:1…

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Advent Practices – Week 3 – Day 1

THEME: RADICAL GENEROSITY BREATH PRAYER: LORD, GIVE ME JOY IN BLESSING OTHERS THROUGH RADICAL GENEROSITY. CENTERING: “But when the fullness of the time came, God sent forth His Son, born of a woman, born under the Law, so that He…

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Advent Practices – Week 2 – Day 5

THEME: COMFORT ISN’T COMFORTABLE BREATH PRAYER: LORD, HELP ME CARRY YOUR COMFORT TO THOSE IN NEED. CENTERING: Praise the Lord, the God of Israel, because He has visited and redeemed His people. He has sent us a mighty Savior from…

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Advent Practices – Week 2 – Day 4

THEME: COMFORT ISN’T COMFORTABLE BREATH PRAYER: LORD, HELP ME CARRY YOUR COMFORT TO THOSE IN NEED. CENTERING: “Prepare the way for the Lord, make straight paths for him.” Mark 1:3 SETTLING IN: In a journal, note the day, time, and…

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Advent Practices – Week 2 – Day 3

THEME: COMFORT ISN’T COMFORTABLE BREATH PRAYER: LORD, HELP ME CARRY YOUR COMFORT TO THOSE IN NEED. CENTERING: “Truly He taught us to love one another, His law is love and His gospel is peace. Chains he shall break, for the…

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