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Jim and Ken

Advent devotional

mary-and-jesus

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Adventus-the Arrival of Jesus

The already brimming schedules and to-do lists most of us carry are magnified and exacerbated during the holidays. Even as the American “holiday...

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A Broken Hallelujah: What has Christmas to do with Suffering?

Love is not a victory march. It’s a cold and it’s a broken hallelujah. -Leonard Cohen  By Barbara Comito, Director of Marketing A young friend asked...

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Recovery: Jesus brings beauty from ashes.

Editor's note: This is the sixth post in a special Christmas devotional series, focusing on Isaiah 61:1-3. 

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Sheldon-with-Mentor

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Jesus Came to Comfort Those Who Mourn

Editor's note: This is the fourth post in a special Christmas devotional series, focusing on Isaiah 61:1-3. You may also want to read the...

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Jesus Came to Proclaim Freedom for the Captives

Editor's note: This is the fourth post in a special Advent/Christmas devotional series, focusing on Isaiah 61:1-3. You may also want to read the...

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Bilbo chooses adventure over comfort

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Recovery: a story of brokenness and healing

Editor's note: This is the third post in a special Advent devotional series, focusing on Isaiah 61:1-3. You may also want to read the introduction, "...

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Phils-Level-1

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What's the "G" in UGM?

Editor's Note: This is the second in a special devotional series. Read the introduction to the series, "A Front Row Seat to Holiness." A version of...

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