In day 23 of our Unsettling Advent devotional series, Sophie Day reflects on the message of Advent in light of her work to tell the stories of individuals who have been sentenced to death and are in their last stages of appeals.
In day 20 of our Unsettling Advent devotional series, Senior Editor Beau Underwood reflects on watching the insurrection on Jan. 6 and what it might tell us about Jesus’s apocalyptic vision in Matthew’s Gospel.
In day 19 of our Unsettling Advent devotional series, Amanda Tyler reflects on the difference between QAnon prophecies that led to the Jan. 6 insurrection and the biblical prophecies we read during Advent.
Contributing writer Sarah Blackwell explores the many ways family traditions and rituals are an important part of faith formation for children. Traditions and rituals allow us to look back and appreciate what has come before as well as contemplate what our own legacy will be.
In day 17 of our Unsettling Advent devotional series, Jennifer Butler reflects on watching the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol and how people again misunderstand who Jesus was and what he came to do.
Anita Peebles notes that we all might never truly be ready for Advent, no matter what year it is. But she argues that we need a reminder every year that time, like life, like matter, like energy, is a cycle—that human systems of domination can
In day 15 of our Unsettling Advent devotional series, Contributing Writer Rodney Kennedy reflects on the theology of a new ad from Caesars Sportsbook and the clash between “Caesar is Lord!” and “Jesus is Lord!”