Advent 2021



Give the Glory to God

Read 2 Corinthians 3:12-18 The summer I turned 13, I joined my hometown’s first ever girls’ lacrosse team. Around me was a motley crew of girls bored with other sports,...



A Hope Only God Can Give

Read Romans 15:7-13 Have you ever gone through a time when life seemed so dark it was palpable? A time when you walked around in a daze, mechanically putting one...



The First Song of Isaiah

Read Isaiah 12:1-6 The Advent season is a time for joy in both the sacred and secular worlds. On December 10, 1993, that joy was literally shaken to its roots...



Ordinary People

Read Luke 2:8-20 God became a baby. Of all the ways He could have entered our world…a baby. He could have torn open the sky and flooded the earth with...



His Glory Brings Joy

Read Matthew 17:1-28 “Jesus took with him Peter, James and John the brother of James, and led them up a high mountain by themselves. There he was transfigured before them....



Week 2 Family Talk

Week 2: His Glory Brings Joy Humans can do some pretty amazing things. Think about the heroes that we admire. Who do you look up to? We also admire stories...



All We Need is Here

Read 2 Peter 1:2-8 Have you ever thought that it is impossible to live a godly life? The first time I read 2 Peter 1: 3, I couldn’t believe my...



Sowing and Reaping

Read James 3:17-18 One of the things that the COVID pandemic did in my life was to turn my minor interest in houseplants into a full-blown can’t-see-out-the-windows greenhouse-level obsession with...



A Ransom for All People

Read 1 Timothy 2:1-6 Jesus knew. He passed what He knew to the twelve apostles but they were unable to grasp the why of it. People don’t always like knowing...



A New Thing

Read Ephesians 2:14-20 Walls and fences are built for a number of reasons. Walls and fences keep outsiders outside. Walls and fences keep insiders inside. Walls and fences identify ownership...