Saturday, Second Week Advent: Pink Candle of Advent

Time to Light the Pink Candle of Advent!! What does that mean?!!  It means Christmas is getting closer!! Hurry, get ready. Is your tree decorated, are the cookies baked? Are the presents wrapped? The pink candle of Advent is about Read More …

Friday, Second Week Advent: Come Thou Long Expected Jesus Hymn

Come Thou Expected Jesus to the Earth The Advent hymn, “Oh Come Thou Long Expected Jesus” pleads for the baby Jesus to set thy people free. Free us from our fears and sin. During this Christmas season, we don’t want Read More …

Thursday, 2nd Week Advent: Music and Lyrics, Hark The Herald Angels Sing

Pentatonix: Hark the Herald Angels Sing By now you know I LOVE Christmas carols and Christmas music of all kinds. I’m also a fan of the acapella music group Pentatonix. I also play piano during Advent and Lenten services on Wednesday Read More …

Wednesday, 2nd Week Advent: What is the Meaning of Gifts at Christmas

Why do we give gifts: Christmas meaning of giving Right now many people are scrambling and rushing about trying to get the “perfect” gift for that special someone for Christmas. Expectations are high and everyone wants to find unique gifts Read More …

Tuesday, 2nd Week Advent: The Lutheran Advent Season

  The Lutheran Advent Season Continues Today’s Reading Romans 14: 4-13 Many people believe the Bible does not reflect the needs of “modern man” and how can we use a book written before Facebook, iPhones and the modern world. But Read More …

Monday, Second Week Advent: The Christian Meaning of the Advent Candles and Wreath

Symbolism and Meaning: Advent Candles Christians around the world light traditional Advent candles to observe the coming of Christ who is the light of the world. Advent wreaths are found in churches and homes and mark each Sunday in the Read More …

Second Sunday Advent: Hymns for Advent Season

Lutheran Advent Season is Celebrated with Song and Music “You better watch out!  You better not cry. You better not doubt, I’m telling you why…”  Oh no, that’s not how the hymns for Advent season being. Thank God that isn’t Read More …

Friday, the First Week of Advent: Why the Promise is Important

Why are Promises Important? The promise is important because it builds trust with the person who is the issues the promise. When their promises are fulfilled over and over you can have faith that future promises will be delivered. All throughout Read More …

Thursday, the First Week of Advent: Titles of Jesus in the Bible

Titles of Jesus in the Bible There are many titles of Jesus in the Bible including incredible and lofty titles for the Baby Jesus: Wonderful Counselor, the Mighty God, the Everlasting Father, and the Prince of Peace. This was the Read More …

Wednesday, the First Week of Advent: Children of God, the Gift of Adoption

We are all Children of God You aren’t an accident. Things don’t just happen for an unknown reason.  God created you, he made those around you. He placed you in a family, exactly where you need to be and the Read More …