Series: Advent 2022

Advent is the season of worship leading up to Christmas. It’s a time of looking ahead, longing for and preparing for Christ, who has come and is coming again. This year we focus on prophecies of the Messiah in Isaiah. May God awaken wonder and longing in our hearts for our Lord!

Joy & Gladness Will Overtake Them

by Blaine Freidline | December 18, 2022

An indescribable destiny awaits every person who is redeemed and ransomed, even those who are weak, infirm, anxious, disabled, sorrowful, or despairing.  It is God who extends the “high way” to this place, through the greatest imaginable humility and cost to Himself.  We rightly celebrate this astounding initiative in the birth of His Son, Jesus.

Longing for the King

by Daniel Vanderhorst | December 10, 2022

Long ago, God promised his people the king they'd always needed. That king came once and accomplished our salvation; now we who belong to King Jesus long for his return and the restoration of all things.

God of Wonders

by John Vanderhorst | December 4, 2022

"The people who walked in darkness have seen a great light; those who dwelt in a land of deep darkness, on them has light shone."

Comfort in Sorrow

by Johnny Vanderhorst | November 27, 2022

“A prison cell, in which one waits, hopes — and is completely dependent on the fact that the door of freedom has to be opened from the outside, is not a bad picture of Advent.” — Dietrich Bonhoeffer, God is in the Manger