The Call of Abraham (Story of Scripture 2)

Listen to the Podcast: The Call of Abraham (Story of Scripture Episode 2) Let’s start with a question: How have you understood the story of the Bible? Do you move right from the fall of humanity in Genesis 3 to the coming of Jesus? There are hundreds of pages and years between Genesis 3 and…

Advent – Preparing for the Coming King (Day 11, Mary’s Hymn of Praise)

Day 11 – Mary Praises God - Luke 1:46-56 46 And Mary said: “My soul glorifies the Lord 47 and my spirit rejoices in God my Savior, 48 for he has been mindful of the humble state of his servant. From now on all generations will call me blessed, 49 for the Mighty One has done great…

Advent – Preparing for the Coming King (Days 1 and 2)

Emily and I wanted to begin some family traditions this advent season, specifically simply observing advent.  Advent is the time leading up to Christmas, it is a time of preparation and waiting for the birth of Jesus.  A couple years ago we had looked at some wooden advent calendars and this year we finally bought…