Advent

In the Advent Season, which begins four Sundays before Christmas, we are reminded to anticipate the Lord’s coming (at all times). On Christmas we celebrate His first coming—“conceived by the power of the Holy Spirit and born of the Virgin Mary”—which we sometimes describe as the Incarnation. The Gospel is the story (spell, . . . → Read More: Advent

“What are the key theological issues currently facing the church and society, and how do they shape your ministry?”

Violence, terror, and war; the breakdown of family, healthcare, education and the economy; the polarization of government through ambition and obstructionism; the loss of privacy and civil liberties—more serious than all of these is the destruction of the environment since it will impact everything else. These, however, are just symptoms. The symptoms can . . . → Read More: “What are the key theological issues currently facing the church and society, and how do they shape your ministry?”