Day: December 17, 2013

Re-thinking Advent: a zest for life

The real hope of Advent is that God, in God’s way and God’s time, is bringing to completion what God began in Jesus, a hope that animates and empowers God’s people with a genuine zest for life. So this Advent, please do not obstruct these gates; instead, let’s proclaim the one who is life itself.


Delight yourself also in the Lord, and he shall give you the desire of your heart. (Psalm 37:4) What strange and troubling times we live in. But these are not the first and surely will not be the last. David was a connoisseur of troubled times — mostly his own making. As we wait on …

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