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Advent

Recent Advent Stories


Spreading around a little Christmas happiness each day. Deliberately.

by Diana Aydin

Norman Vincent Peale

Radiate the spirit of the season and help spread God's love this Christmas.

by Norman Vincent Peale


A heart “strangely warmed.” Isn’t it the desire of all our prayers?

by Rick Hamlin

Small package with a reminder of Jesus inside

Discover how objects can serve as wonderful reminders of a larger truth.

by Sharon Hinck


The antidote to the "shop till you drop" days before Christmas

by Rick Hamlin

In the darkest season, notice the bits of light that Christ has put in your path

by Julia Attaway

As prayer enters the digital age, here are some new ways to pray.

by Bob Hostetler

As you celebrate today with family and friends, take a moment to ponder God’s mercy and send a prayer of gratitude.

by Peola Hicks

Take the challenges your are facing and give them over to the Lord. Give them over to prayer.

by Peola Hicks

Revelation of angels to shepherds

Don't get stressed by the frenetic pace of the holidays! Listen to the message the angels brought to the shepherds...and which can be heard in our hearts.

by Gwen Ford Faulkenberry
, Ozark, Arkansas

We know that prayer is always needed. It is one of the most loving things that we can do.

by Peola Hicks

Every time we do this, it's as if our devotion to God increases a notch...

by Julia Attaway

Advent wreath with 2 candles lit.

Faith doesn’t turn a blind eye to what’s difficult, ugly, or even impossible. Faith accepts those things straight-on and then looks deeper.

by Gwen Ford Faulkenberry
, Ozark, Arkansas

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