Comparing the faith of the shepherds and the magi.
The first week of Advent we celebrate that Jesus fulfills the hope of Israel.
“For this we declare to you by a word from the Lord, that we who are alive, who are left until the coming of the Lord, will not precede those who have fallen asleep” (ESV). – 1 Thessalonians 4:15 In his first letter to the Thessalonians, Paul comforts the church with the future return of…
What we want to hold apart, God brings together.
Religious seasons are about diversity rather than intensity.
Consider that as Christians, we are God’s gift to the world.
When tension is present, the meaning of a polemical text comes into sharp focus.
What happens when we focus on the things we have in common?
There is profit in disagreement.
How do self-centered concerns about the afterlife affect the Christian life?