Prince of Peace: His Expanding Kingdom

Photo by Luke Tanis on Unsplash What would it feel like to not only have peace, but a Prince of Peace, one who would provide shalom. One who would bring a constantly expanding peace, that grows, puts out tendrils and takes new ground?…

Everlasting Father: Unwrapping Jesus’ Surprising Title

Photo by Ben White on Unsplash  How can Jesus be addressed as "Everlasting Father" when he's the Son? That was the starting point for the Third Sunday in Advent's sermon. And I was glad it was, because it happened to be my question…
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Mighty God: Jesus, the Conquering One

Photo by WALID CHARAFI on Unsplash What kind of leader do we need today?  A mighty man with a big mouth or a mild man with a bold VP? Ha! A full month after our election, we are still asking that question, even though no more uncounted…
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Wonderful Counselor: Jesus, the Wise One

Photo by Max Beck on Unsplash I feel like I need a wonderful counselor while I'm wading through my Christmas shopping. Why? Because my inbox is filled with so many "wonderful offers!!!" Online Christmas shopping has begun in earnest and…