Advent Week Two: Hope

Advent Week Two: Hope

Last week we talked about the Israelites and their longing for their Messiah. Their longing spanned many, many generations.  They waited and waited for God to fulfill his promise.  Like those ancient Israelites we also are a people who long, we long as a community of...
Advent Week One: Longing

Advent Week One: Longing

If you are like me you might have a bit of an attitude toward the first chapter of the Book of Matthew.  The book of Matthew starts with the lengthy narrative of the genealogy of Jesus. I don’t know about you, but I kind of like to skip by all this. It’s lots of “this...