Category Archives: Advent Ponderings

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Letters of Love

Read Romans 1:1-7. Christmas cards have been sent and received. Our fridges are cluttered with the picture cards from loved ones. Our mantles are decorated with the Christmas wishes from families. We feel honored to be remembered and thought of. … Continue reading

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Are You My Jesus?

Now when John heard in prison about the things the Christ was doing, he sent word by his disciples to Jesus, asking, “Are you the one who is to come, or should we look for another?” (Matthew 11:2-3, Common English … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Go and Tell

Rev. Alan Combs serves as Pastor at Lane Memorial United Methodist Church in Alta Vista, Virginia. Alan keeps a blog on the Lane Memorial site.  Read Matthew 11:2-11. John the Baptist is beginning to wonder what’s up with Jesus.  As … Continue reading

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Guest Post: The Waiting Farmer

Rev. Adam Kelchner is the Associate Pastor at Belmont United Methodist Church in Nashville, Tennessee. Adam is a former Bailey Scholar from Randolph-Macon College.  Read James 5:7-10. In a very rural village named Mikundi situated on the western border of … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Catch What’s Going On

Rev. Lindsey Baynham is the Associate Pastor at Fairfax United Methodist Church. Lindsey blogs at Words of My Mouth. Read Luke 1:46-55. There are certain times in the year where I audibly cry out, “Already?!?” And one that perhaps bothers … Continue reading

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No More Fussing

Read Isaiah 35:1-10. When was the last time you got impatient? Was it at the store, standing in that long check-out line? Was it sitting in traffic, wondering why the light is green and nobody is moving? Was with your … Continue reading

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Repost: Waiting is Hard

This was originally posted on December 9, 2011. I’m reposting as apart of Advent Ponderings.  Waiting is hard. As a child did you get impatient waiting for Christmas morning?  The anticipation of finding out what presents you got was too … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Make Straight Paths

Randy Timmerman is a graduated Bailey Scholar from Randolph-Macon College and is currently a seminary student at Duke Divinity. Randy’s blog is Messages to Samaria.  Read Matthew 3:1-12 Is everyone ready for Christmas?  I’m certainly not – I’m probably going … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Overflow With Hope

Rev. Jacob Sahms is the pastor at Blandford United Methodist and The Stand United Methodist. Jacob is the Managing Editor at HollywoodJesus.com. His blog is Mustard Seeds.  Read Romans 15:4-13 I love Christmas. I really do. But sometimes, Christmas seems … Continue reading

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