Alleluia! Christ is risen! The Lord is risen indeed!

This week we declare our confidence in the resurrection of Jesus. “If Christ has not been raised, your faith is futile and you are still in your sins . . . but in fact, Christ has been raised from the dead, the firstfruits of those who have fallen asleep” (1 Corinthians 15:17, 20). The joy of E...

December 4, 2017

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In the following Advent Letter, I develop this basic message in greater depth.

            We have entered the season of Advent. Advent turns our attention to the object of           our hope and settles us into the unfamiliar territory of waiting. The object of our               hope is not...

November 3, 2017

I remember the first time the driving centrality of Jesus’ compassion for people came into focus for me. I was in Cuernavaca, Mexico, at a month-long summer Bible Institute after my junior year in university. The teacher was taking us through Mark and came to the story of the healing of the leper in chapter 1. He paused at verse 41, and read it...

November 3, 2017

I’d like to tell you about an unusual charity started by a faithful attender of Church of the Advent, Washington, D.C., Adam Bushey. I share this by way of encouragement. Other examples like Adam’s abound in the Diocese of Christ our Hope, and we need to hear and tell these stories. Through people like Adam, and the work God has led him to do, w...

April 10, 2017

John’s narrative of the Triumphal Entry includes details the other Gospels do not mention. The trigger for these details is a group of Greek proselytes who “wish to see Jesus” (John 12: 20-21). Jesus’ responds dramatically, “The hour has come for the Son of Man to be glorified.” But he continues to describe a hard path to glory: “Unless a grain...

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