Advent 2019

Going Home

Week three of Prepare the Way, the 2019 Advent study from the Episcopal Diocese of West Texas. Isaiah frequently speaks of God providing a way for God’s people to return to Him. In the reading for this week, the prophet…

Peaceable Kingdom

Week two of Prepare the Way, the 2019 Advent study from the Episcopal Diocese of West Texas. In one of his most memorable images, Isaiah describes a coming time of peace. “The wolf shall live with the lamb,” he says….

Tools of Peace

Week One of Prepare the Way, the 2019 Advent study from the Episcopal Diocese of West Texas. The prophet Isaiah, whose message speaks of the coming Messiah, sees a time when men will “beat their swords into ploughshares, and their…

Advent Resources 2019

Already the sales have begun.  Retailers are beginning early to compete for our money, our time, our attention.  But the prophet Isaiah calls us to a different perspective of this time before the Christmas celebration. “The lord is coming,” says…

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The Invitation of Acts

Perhaps more than any other book of the Bible, The Acts of the Apostles reaches across the centuries and says this is what it means to be the Church, and this is our part in it. Emboldened by Christ’s resurrection…

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The Way of Love

The Way of Love is a way of life: It is an intentional commitment to a set of practices – a commitment to follow Jesus. TURN: Pause, listen and choose to follow Jesus LEARN: Reflect on Scripture each day, especially on…

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