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    The Season of Anticipation

    Dec 2, 2016 2:41:59 PM


     The poem “ADVENT” was first shared with us in 2014 by Jae Newman, a Northeastern Seminary alumnus and adjunct professor. This poem is the first entry in our advent blog series of poetry and...

    Mary’s Expectation

    Dec 24, 2015 11:00:00 AM


    I miss my mother –

    standing close to her

    to light the Sabbath candles,

    the smell of her warm challah bread

    mingled with the scents

    of her freshly bathed body next to mine

    as we pray together and...

    A Voice Crying

    Dec 23, 2015 3:55:22 PM

    As it is written in the book of Isaiah, the voice of one crying in the wilderness, Prepare the way of the Lord, make his paths straight. Luke 3:4

    I have lived in Brooklyn for the past 20 years. One...

    It’s Time for a Messiah

    Dec 21, 2015 11:00:00 AM

    In the fifteenth year of the reign of Tiberius Caesar—when Pontius Pilate was governor of Judea, Herod tetrarch of Galilee, his brother Philip tetrarch of Iturea and Traconitis, and Lysanias...

    Welcome to Wonder

    Dec 14, 2015 12:03:00 PM

    Every Advent season, I carefully reflect on the nature of God’s coming among us. It’s a time of remembering, of reviewing the surprising ways that God has broken into our world and into our...

    For Righteousness in Our Neighborhoods

    Dec 4, 2015 12:00:00 PM

    People and organizations seem to be particularly generous this time of year. Donations of coats, toys, and food roll in intended to spread holiday cheer. People seem to think that the plight of the...

    God’s Expressions of Hope

    Dec 1, 2015 3:00:00 PM

    During this time of the year, humanity is reminded of the masterful artistry of God as we observe the variety of distinct colors displayed within the fall foliage. Each year, as senior pastor and...

    Hope is Alive Through Christlikeness

    Dec 23, 2014 10:00:00 AM

    For unto us a child is born, unto us a Son is given and the government shall be upon his shoulder and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counselor, the Mighty God, the Everlasting Father, the Prince...

    An Advent Meditation

    Dec 19, 2014 10:00:00 AM

    An Advent Meditation

    By Thomas Worth, 2014


    Our dog can sense a visitor a long way off.

    He begins to growl and mutter in low tones.

    During this Advent season I wait and look and long.

    Do I sense a...

    Advent Reflection: Holy Intervention

    Dec 16, 2014 10:00:00 AM

    The Bible is full of powerful statements about God's intervention in our lives: God watches over us, God goes before us, and if God is for us who can be against us. God watching over us talks about...

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