What is the role in God’s kingdom to which Jesus will hold us accountable before his return?
Judgment is primarily about fixing what is broken and restoring what was lost.
Advent is about hearing the story from the future and allowing it to speak joy into the darkest places now.
Whatever you believe about how the world will end in the future forms your posture to the world today.
Jesus really is the reason for the season. All of them.
Advent is all about the final stage of the new mission God began after humanity’s mission failure.
Advent is an alternate New Year opportunity to let the Church’s seasons, not the world’s, set the orbit for our lives.
We all need groups where we can share fears and joys, confess sins and sorrows, and declare each other forgiven and beloved.
There’s a reason a big chunk of the New Testament deals with the issues and sins that come between us.
When someone loves to be the leader, self-preservation at the expense of others becomes the name of the game.