December 4, 2019
HAPPY NEW YEAR
Oh, you think I am a month early, but not if you are a Christian. The Christian year begins on December 1 this year and is called ADVENT. The year will cycle through all the phases of the Christian life until December, 2020 when we come back to the beginning which is ADVENT. What on earth is ADVENT? Well, it is taken from a Medieval Latin word, adventus, which means ‘to come’. So ADVENT is a period of time when we look forward to the coming of our Savior, Jesus Christ.
Traditionally, ADVENT is the 4 weeks before Christmas, always beginning on...