John the Baptizer

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Before we can worship the child in the manger, we must go to John the Baptizer, who scores us with the blistering command to repent, and then rebel against all that is not of God, writes the Rev. Bill Steward. Read more

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Believing more in John than Baptizer than in Santa Claus means not having to overcome a lie, writes the Rev. Richard Lowell Bryant. Read more


For the Rev. Richard Lowell Bryant, John the Baptist's harsh message of repentance offers the best way to prepare for the Messiah's coming. Read more

Practicing Faith


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Advent is the time to get our "stuff" out the way because a level path is being made for the coming of God, writes the Rev. Matthew Johnson. Read more