Tag Archives: Anna

Men Advance the Kingdom of God While Women Retreat?

I’m not sure when or where I first saw this but it was about fifteen years ago: Real Men Don’t Retreat. Real Men Advance! Looking closer, I saw it had to do with a men’s outing. That church was organizing … Continue reading

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Anticipation in Advent – learning from those who waited first

[For Advent: updated from the archives.] Before the birth of Jesus there were those who lived in the anticipation of his coming, people who knew prophecies such as this: “I will shake all nations, and what is desired by all … Continue reading

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Experiencing Advent with Those Who Were There

[For Advent: updated from the archives.] Anticipation Christmas carols. They’re all over. From the radio to shopping malls and even in churches. Yes, I said even in churches. We sing about the events surrounding Jesus’ birth, angels proclaiming and shepherds … Continue reading

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Advent With The People Who Welcomed Jesus First

[From the archives.] Anticipation Christmas carols. They’re all over. From the radio to shopping malls and even in churches. Yes, I said even in churches. We sing about the events surrounding Jesus’ birth, angels proclaiming and shepherds watching and a … Continue reading

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Advent with those who welcomed Jesus first

[From the archives.]   Anticipation Christmas carols. They’re all over. From the radio to shopping malls and even in churches. Yes, I said even in churches. We sing about the events surrounding Jesus’ birth, angels proclaiming and shepherds watching and … Continue reading

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Understanding Advent – simple lessons from those who were there

[This first appeared as a guest post I wrote for Aimee Byrd’s Housewife Theologian on December 13, 2011. Blessed Advent and Merry Christmas to you all.] *** Anticipation Christmas carols. They’re all over. From the radio to shopping malls and even … Continue reading

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The Anticipation of Christ – it’s not what people expected

[This post appeared at Aimee Byrd’s place on December 13, 2011. Blessed Advent and Merry Christmas to you all.] Anticipation Christmas carols. They’re all over. From the radio to shopping malls and even in churches. Yes, I said even in … Continue reading

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Friday Rewind – 10/5/12

[Other than my wonderful wife, the most encouraging, helpful, encouraging, insightful and encouraging person in my guest blog posting efforts has been Aimee Byrd. This post first appeared at her place on December 13, 2011, and was the second one I’d … Continue reading

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