The Essence of Advent

This Sunday we will consider one of the most significant chapters in the Bible, Isaiah 40. You'll have to wait until Sunday to understand why. And thinking of waiting...that is the focus of the last verse in that chapter. "Those who wait upon the...

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Christ is Still King

Most often Advent, the four weeks before Christmas and the first season of the Christian year, begins the Sunday after Thanksgiving. But every now and then, the calendar provides a Sunday between. This is one of those years. In the liturgical...

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An Amazing Thanksgiving Story

Mandeep Dhillon is a young woman from India who moved to the United States in 2008. In 2014 she came to Indianapolis which was about the same time she started feeling ill. After numerous doctor visits and seemingly endless tests it was determined...

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God's Secret Service

Two men met each other for the first time at an evening church function. One of the two was not an active worship attender. The other asked what service he attended. The man said, "Uh, the early one." The other replied, "Oh, so you go to...

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Day of the Dead...and All Saints

In Mexican culture Day of the Dead is a festival to honor and pray for family and friends who have died and support them in their continuing spiritual journey. It recognizes that life does not end in death but continues. Though I don’t know...

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