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Advent in Art

December 2 is the first Sunday of Advent! Join us as we consider Advent in Art. Each Sunday in Advent, we will consider a classic work of art and Scriptures about the coming of Christ. Join us as we HEAR the Word, but also SEE God’s message for us.

A Simple Test

In Matthew 12.46-50, we find the story of Jesus' family coming to visit him. Apparently Jesus was in a house speaking to a crowd of people. Someone called to him, "Look, your mother and your brothers are standing outside, wanting to speak to you." How did Jesus reply?...

Is Christianity about rules?

Last Sunday, our theme was "Killjoy God". The premise was that some people's obstacle to faith is that Christianity has too many rules--that God doesn't want us to have fun or enjoy our lives. This is part of our "I Want to Believe, But..." series that is covering...

“Where Is Jesus?”

This is the audio from Sunday's message (12/16/18). Unfortunately, the audio cuts off at the end, due to mic problem. The painting we looked at was The Census at Bethlehem by Bruegel the Elder, painted in Belgium around 1566. This detail of the painting shows you...

Offering Soul Hospitality

Today we consider The Visitation: Mary's visit to Elizabeth after the angel told her that she would carry the Christ Child. Our Scriptures are Luke 1.39-56 and Hebrews 13.1-2. Our art for today is The Visitation by He Qi.     Notes for the sermon The art for today is...

“If Only” or “Let It Be”

  This Sunday Advent begins! Each Sunday in Advent, we will look at a work of classic art and consider the accompanying Scripture story. This week we begin with The Annunciation by Henry Ossawa Tanner. The painting with an article about the artist is here:...