Too Ordinary to make a Difference?

This Advent season, we have the opportunity to reflect on this deep and incredible commitment God has made – becoming human. We’ll consider four areas where Christ’s coming creates a new paradigm for the way we live. Our theme in week two is Ordinary. While Jesus’ coming was on one hand extraordinary (virgin birth, pronouncement from…

God drew near me in my need

This Advent season, we have the opportunity to reflect on this deep and incredible commitment God has made – becoming human. We’ll consider four areas where Christ’s coming creates a new paradigm for the way we live. Our theme in week one is Vulnerability. Although all power and authority was his, Jesus came to earth…

Relational Living for Vulnerable People

This Advent season, we have the opportunity to reflect on this deep and incredible commitment God has made – becoming human. We’ll consider four areas where Christ’s coming creates a new paradigm for the way we live. Our theme in week one is Vulnerability. Although all power and authority was his, Jesus came to earth…

Brokenness and Beauty, side by side

This Advent season, we have the opportunity to reflect on this deep and incredible commitment God has made – becoming human. We’ll consider four areas where Christ’s coming creates a new paradigm for the way we live. Our theme in week one is Vulnerability. Although all power and authority was his, Jesus came to earth…

Becoming vulnerable to meet the vulnerable

This Advent season, we have the opportunity to reflect on this deep and incredible commitment God has made – becoming human. We’ll consider four areas where Christ’s coming creates a new paradigm for the way we live. Our theme in week one is Vulnerability. Although all power and authority was his, Jesus came to earth…

Advent Is Not For Sissies – Peace at Advent

“Advent is definitely not for sissies”, writes Fleming Rutledge, in her striking new book on Advent.  What does she mean when she says that Advent is “not for sissies”? Advent is not for sissies because Advent is the season in the church calendar when we can most squarely face the hard realities of the world. …

The Pursuit of Joy

In the third week of Advent, Tess Wallace reflects on the theme of joy. The pursuit of joy I suspect that a lot of our time and energy this holiday season will be devoted to the pursuit of joy – finding the perfect gift for a loved one, travelling to different events around the North…

The King is Love – An Advent Poem

The King is Love A poem by Joseph Byamukama, reflecting on the theme of Love on our second week of Advent. Have you heard? Have you seen?In the silent night, when there is no lightThe King sleeps, while heaven singsOur Maker is in a MangerLove has made His home with us   The King is…