• "If you believe that Christmas is about so much more than the seasonal delights (hot cocoa, lights on houses, cookie exchanges and Christmas trees!), you may be interested in celebrating the season of Advent, the anticipation of the coming of the Savior of the world, Christ Jesus." 

  • “...this verse speaks to our king’s character, his perfect love for us, and his promise to remain in relationship with us as we seek him.”

  • "Advent is the way that Christians through the centuries have reflected on the Christmas story and its significance as a way to prepare their hearts for the celebration of Jesus’ birth."

  • “The inward reality of my new identity in Christ wasn’t something I was immediately aware of, and, as is often the case, took time to work its way into my heart.”

  • “The Bible is composed as it is because God, in His infinite wisdom and love, has said to His people, ‘This is all that you need.’”

  • “I choose to follow whatever path God has determined for me that keeps me with Jesus.”

  • “God’s distinct creation of male and female was not incidental or unimportant. Rather, manhood and womanhood were created by the spectacular intelligence of the Father for the sake of glorifying Him.”

  • “Age is relative; you are certainly older than some woman in your sphere of influence.”

  • "Instead of allowing the wonder-inducing beauty of creation to produce in me a heart of God-glorifying gladness and praise, I stop short, allowing created beauty to eclipse God’s beauty, as though it were something to be desired in-and-of itself."

  • “I can’t help but wonder how much we are waiting for something to make us feel satisfied in God instead of acting to be satisfied in God.”

  • “Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that comes from the mouth of God.” -Matthew 4:3

  • “Reading the Bible chronologically helps us to see how His plan of salvation has been progressively unveiled through history.”

  • “Since the Bible is a story, it contains a myriad of characters, settings, themes, subplots, and more. It is really hard to maintain a grasp on these things when we take so long to read through the whole story.”