“God is Coming As Something Small”

December 23, 2018 | Luke 2     

In telling the story of Jesus’ birth, Luke is telling a really big story, and the moral of the story is that God is coming into the world as something small.   Luke’s birth story begins with the Roman Emperor, Caesar Augustus, who has ordered that every citizen register to be taxed. The commander and chief […]

“Future Tense”

December 9, 2018 | Luke 1:5-25

Although the theme for this second week of Advent is peace, I’ve decided to keep working with the theme of hope. There is so much more to say about it.  So to begin, a brief re-cap of the three kinds of hope we talked about last week.  First, there is wishful hope, which is hope […]