Tag Archive | "Advent"

Eurasia Blog Wednesday Devotion: Looking Forward in Advent

Wednesday, December 7, 2016


This week’s devotion is based on a portion of the Old Testament reading for the Second Sunday in Advent in the One-Year Lectionary.  –By Elizabeth Ahlman “For behold, the day is coming, burning like an oven, when all the arrogant and all evildoers will be stubble. The day that is coming shall set them ablaze, […]

Eurasia Blog Wednesday Devotion: Baby Jesus is Trouble (Epiphany 2016)

Wednesday, January 6, 2016


And that's how simple it is. Even my nearly three-year old knows the joy of "Baby Jesus" for us. When all of the other words and concepts are too hard, "Baby Jesus" is sure ground on which to land. But that's not how Herod felt. When Herod heard about Baby Jesus, he was troubled. This Baby King would ruin all his power and well-laid plans. And to be honest, this Baby Jesus is trouble for me, too.

Trinity Frankfurt’s New Director of Music Helps Congregation Proclaim the Gospel through Song

Tuesday, December 22, 2015


[Music] is so very important to the ministry of Trinity. We live here in a culture where music is so highly valued that a quality music ministry is essential to the mission and outreach of this congregation. Johanna puts it this way— “Faith is important for life, the way that leads us to God… Music is everywhere. Music is a connection between people… a way to share the faith in all languages…”

Eurasia Blog Wednesday Devotion: Yahweh’s Shepherdly Might

Wednesday, December 16, 2015


However, this past Sunday reminds us that Yahweh's might comes in other ways as well. It comes in the might of a Shepherd, who takes His strength and His mighty arms and uses them to fend off the enemy, and to lovingly carry His flock. He uses His quiet strength to lead and to guide, to bind up and rescue.


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