How Do We Share the Good News With Our Children?

Young people, and people of all ages for that matter, are transformed by a community that lives an alternative way because they have given their obedience to God. The best church school program in the world won’t form our children in the faith unless we show our children what faithful lives look like.

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Life Changing Words

We don’t read the Bible to find good advice. We read the Bible to see things we otherwise wouldn’t see. If such a text has done that for you, how about sharing it in response to this blog. What text has been an epiphany for you?

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God of the Vulgar

If we see the world through the lens of the Christmas story, we see where God is at work. He is working through ordinary folk without the resources and connections of the aristocracy, who would indeed appear a bit vulgar and unrefined to the more sophisticated.

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God Works Through The Insignificant

Is it possible that the church’s decline in numbers and influence in this country is an opportunity for the church to recover a more authentic vocation? If we are truly honest with ourselves, a church that is faithful to the Gospel probably won’t be all that attractive to many.

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Advent Waiting

Advent is about learning to wait even when nothing seems to be happening. Over the years I have buried many faithful men and women who spent a lifetime helping God give birth to a new world governed by love. I have often wondered how they felt at the end, especially if their last years were spent in a time of social unrest and turmoil.

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God Relentlessly Pursues Us

The upcoming season of Advent will bear witness to the God of tenacious solidarity once again. The story of Advent is that in a dark time, God pursued us. God sent the prophets, John the Baptist, and finally Jesus to bring us home to where we belong.

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Whispering God's Words to our Children

Little children take in everything. If we want our children and grandchildren to give their allegiance to God’s ways, we are going to have to “whisper” God’s words into their hearts daily. If we don’t whisper these words, they will listen to other words.

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