Worship Wednesdays | Observing The Advent Season

Christians around the world are currently observing the Advent season. It is a season of reverence and celebration leading up to Christmas Day. The word “Advent” is derived from the Latin word adventus, meaning “coming,” which is a translation of the Greek word parousia. Advent is a time of expectation and anticipation commemorating the birth of […]

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Christ, not Claus | A Christmas Harangue

This past weekend, Sweet T and I had the opportunity to check out a Christmas program at one of the local churches in our neighborhood. During the performance, a couple sitting next to us noted that “they sure are singing a lot of secular Christmas songs. Where are the church songs?” The show, which had […]

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Advent: The Reason for the Season

We are in the midst of Advent season. Houses are lit up with Christmas lights and living rooms are decorated with nutcrackers, gifts, and Christmas trees. Churches are focusing on the reason for the season, Jesus Christ, the son of God. Advent marks the period of four Sundays and weeks before Christmas (or in some […]

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