advent

By Marcia Bosscher

What contrasts we are experiencing — celebrations and excitement gearing up to Christmas; mourning and grief following the killings in Newtown...

By Carmen Acevedo Butcher

This week, I got to spend time with a two-month-young baby. At lunch with her parents, I asked and was handed her like a gift...

By Ann Boyd

Every year, I look forward to Advent and Christmas with intentions of enjoying sweet times with family and friends, peaceful moments...

By Sharon Gartland

Calling advent “a very female season,” Sharon Gartland considers how we hear and respond to God’s invitations.

By Jerusha Matsen Neal

The third of three original monologues exploring Christian vocation, what it means to bear the Word to the world.

By Jerusha Matsen Neal

The second of three original monologues exploring Christian vocation, what it means to bear the Word to the world.

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