Sermons tagged with ‘Advent’

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Gifting Christmas Presence: Give More

Jesus is God’s material gift to humanity even still today. What if we used this giving model for our giving to others at Christmas?

Gifting Christmas Presence: Spend Less

If we cannot identify ourselves as wilderness people, we will have a hard time understanding the context of Advent. The advent of Christ is to bring good news to the poor, release captives from slavery to sin and death. If we can’t claim our own wilderness, perhaps we should align ourselves with those in the wilderness.

Gifting Christmas Presence: Worship Fully

In this season of Advent, we may want to question if we have put too much attention toward the temporary and seasonal gifts, bows, trees, parties, and lights. But perhaps getting rid of them is not the most faithful way.

It’s a Wonderful Life – Nevertheless

George Bailey was struggling with failed plans and great pain, and he found himself on the brink of giving in to the darkness. Nevertheless, God showed him the hope of new life.

Polar Express – A Christmas Revelation

There are certain things that are undeniable. In this season of Advent, you are invited to prepare your heart, to offer your hope and trust, to belief like that a child, in the undeniable love of God.

The Grinch – A Little Bit More

The Grinch, in acknowledging the purpose and meaning of the birth of light into the darkness, went through a transformation. We are called into that season of transformation as we prepare for Christ’s birth too.