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Roundup: Why I celebrate Advent; Advent songs for kids; the dark shadows of Christmas; new research on the Star of Bethlehem; adoring Christ

“Seven Reasons to Celebrate Advent” by Ryan Shelton: Many Protestant churches, including the one I grew up in, forgo the celebration of Advent and other seasons of the church year, unconvinced of their value. Like Mathis, I wasn’t introduced to … Continue reading

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“For the Beauty of the Church” conference next weekend!

On September 22, Gordon College in Wenham, Massachusetts (about 40 minutes outside of Boston), is hosting a morning conference on the place of the visual arts in the life of the church.  I jumped at the opportunity when I saw … Continue reading

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