Category: Advent

Celebrate Advent: Simplify & Look Up

Each of the four weeks of Advent we present Scripture-centered devotions, which should encourage you to show up in your relationship with God. As you show up with him, may you also be encouraged and challenged to show up in relationship with others through practices such as slowing down, listening, simplifying and unplugging. This is what Christmas is about – God giving his presence as a way to communicate love, care and worth. Jesus showed up so that we might know God in a way that was not... Read More
Posted by Communications Ministry at 12/16/15
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Celebrate Advent: Unplug & Connect

Each of the four weeks of Advent we present Scripture-centered devotions, which should encourage you to show up in your relationship with God. As you show up with him, may you also be encouraged and challenged to show up in relationship with others through practices such as slowing down, listening, simplifying and unplugging. This is what Christmas is about – God giving his presence as a way to communicate love, care and worth. Jesus showed up so that we might know God in a way that was not... Read More
Posted by Communications Ministry at 12/9/15
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Celebrate Advent: Listen & Love

Each of the four weeks of Advent we present Scripture-centered devotions, which should encourage you to show up in your relationship with God. As you show up with him, may you also be encouraged and challenged to show up in relationship with others through practices such as slowing down, listening, simplifying and unplugging. This is what Christmas is about – God giving his presence as a way to communicate love, care and worth. Jesus showed up so that we might know God in a way that was not... Read More
Posted by Communications Ministry at 12/3/15
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Celebrate Advent: Presence of Christmas

A childhood birthday that stands out in my mind is one where my dad “showed up.” Being a summer baby, most of my birthday parties were at the pool during the workday. My dad was such a work horse that I didn’t have any expectations that he would come. I can still remember exactly where I was and where he was when he walked into the pool area for the party. He showed up when I was not expecting it and his presence turned into the only gift that I remember from that day. Our presence is one... Read More
Posted by Communications Ministry at 11/25/15
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