Advent

Why Should We Care About Advent?

Rob Bell writes a feature for RELEVANT about Advent, the church calendar and why both of those things are important.

The Radical Inclusiveness of Advent

On the dining room table in our house, a bundle of sage sits next to…

What We Get Wrong About Advent

I am, generally speaking, an optimist. I tend to look on the bright side of…

Why Mary Should Matter to All Christians

“When I find myself in times of trouble mother Mary comes to me. Speaking words…

In Defense of Christmas Consumerism

Villains despise Christmas. Scrooge found it a poor excuse to pick a man’s pocket. The…

Why We Should All Be Observing Advent

Christmas lights have already gone up, trees have already been decorated, and songs of “yuletide…

The Reminder for Christians in the Hanukkah Story

I am a disciple of Jesus, slowly but surely nearing the completion of my ordination…

A More Materialistic Christmas

Justin Whitmel Earley writes a blog for RELEVANT about why stuff matters—particularly at Christmas

What AIDS and Christmas Have in Common

Jason Mitchell writes a deeper walk blog for RELEVANT about how Advent and the Christmas season shows us how we should respond to people with HIV/AIDS.