Advent Week 1 – Jesus Is The Light Of The World

Today is the first Sunday of Advent. Does your church celebrate with weekly readings and the lighting of candles? Is Advent part of your family traditions – a daily devotional time with your family around your own advent wreath? Last year, in lieu of a large Christmas drop-in party [because of Covid, you know], we …

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Shipwreck

Has God ever allowed your life to “shipwreck?” Acts 27 tells the story of Paul’s journey to Rome as a prisoner. The orthodox Jews have trumped up charges against him, out of jealousy because many were turning to faith in Christ as a result of his preaching. After presenting his case to Governor Festus in …

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