Christmas: What’s Advent all About?

Christmas: What’s Advent all About?

What’s Advent all about?  Well this, no doubt, is one of my most favourite times of the year, and for the church that’s true too.  At Mountain View we have begun the tradition of Advent as we desire to keep the focus on what Christmas is all about, the coming of our Saviour.  So why do we celebrate Advent at our church?  What is Advent and where did it come from?  What about Advent traditions?  I thought it would be helpful to provide you with a little background on what Advent is all about.  Most of this comes from my friend, Pastor Craig Miller.  I think you’ll find it both...

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Easter: Did Jesus put all His eggs in one basket?

Easter: Did Jesus put all His eggs in one basket?

I know you already believe that Easter is not about a bunny and colored eggs.  But with all the artificial hoopla wrapped around Easter, it got me to thinking about this question; Did Jesus put all His eggs in one basket? We’ve all received prudent and practical counsel at one time or another not to put all our eggs in one basket.  This is true when investing money…diversify, diversify, and diversify.  What about eating and exercise?  A balanced diet involves eating from all the food groups. In physical fitness, a cross-training regiment of various exercises is a good thing because it...

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