Orange Country, Robt Schuller, Rob Bell

From The American Scholar: A bit of a finger-pointing at evangelicalism’s lack of ability to adjust to changing demographics. Jim Hinch looks at Orange County’s Crystal Cathedral of Robert Schuller and it’s dissolution, at Dave Gibbons’ adjustment to changing demographics, at the demise of evangelical megachurches, and then one gets a bit of a “Where’s [Read More...]

Second Advent Candle

Today we relight the candle of HOPE. Now we light the candle for the second Sunday in Advent. This is the candle of PEACE. As we prepare for the coming of Jesus, we remember that Jesus is our hope and our peace. From the prophet Isaiah: “For a child has been born for us, a [Read More...]

Second Sunday of Advent

Merciful God, who sent your messengers the prophets to preach repentance and prepare the way for our salvation: Give us grace to heed their warnings and forsake our sins, that we may greet with joy the coming of Jesus Christ our Redeemer; who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now [Read More...]