Liturgical Seasons

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Away from the manger

End-of-the-year tasks can pull Christian leaders’ attention away from what really matters during the Christmas season. But Mark Ralls finds that even when he is not attentive, God still comes.

The power of yes and no

On the fourth Sunday of Advent, the story of Mary and Joseph shows the importance of saying yes to God. The right yes is necessary if God is to partner with us in the economy of salvation, says William H. Lamar IV.

Messy church

The events of Pentecost are a divine reversal of Babel. While Babel represents a dazzling logistical accomplishment, Pentecost demands a tolerance for ambiguity, messiness and diversity, writes Jo Bailey Wells.