Monthly Archives: December 2016

December 29

Prayer Workshop: The Pirate Prayer

Here’s a great assistant to your prayer. It’s called the Pirate Prayer. Okay, it’s not actually called that. But if you know how pirates speak, then you’ll never forget this prayer. “ARRR!” Here’s what those letters mean: Acknowledge Relate Receive Respond Acknowledge your feelings. What emotions are you feeling right now? Admit to yourself that […]

December 18

Stay Awake: Welcoming the Lord

We’ve invited, prepared, and waited. Now it’s time to welcome our Guest. How will we welcome him?

December 12

Stay Awake: The Waiting Game

After I’ve invited Jesus and prepared for him to come, what do I do next? Well, wait.

December 09

The Kiss

And while he was yet speaking, Judas Iscariot, one of the Twelve, came and with him a great crowd with swords and clubs, from the chief priests and the Scribes and the elders. Now his betrayer had given them a sign, saying, “Whomever I kiss, that is he; lay hold of him, and lead him […]

December 05

Stay Awake: Preparing My Home

As we continue our efforts to stay awake for the coming of Jesus, we have to begin preparing for our guest, who is the King of the world.

December 05

Stay Awake: Beginning With Desire

In our preparations for Advent, we’re invited to pause and reflect on our lives. We’re invited to stay awake for the coming of Jesus. This all begins with desire.