Advent Readings

If you'd like to do a weekly Advent reading with your family, here is one example and you can find several other weekly readings here. Advent is a time to prepare ourselves for the celebration of Christ coming into the world, and a time to prepare ourselves for Christ's second coming.

Read and Meditate Isaiah 35:1-10; Luke 1:47-55; James 5:7-10; Matthew 11:2-11.

Discuss and Do Live simply that others may simply live. –Ghandi

How can you live out this above saying, individually or as a family?

For that person who has everything—you can never think of anything to buy for him or her . . . Have you considered giving that person the gift of your time?

What about a donation to a charity in the name of the person to whom you are giving a present? Consider giving to Make a gift for Jesus Make something with your hands, write a poem of praise, create something.

Wrap up this creation and put it under the Christmas tree or make a stocking for Jesus.

Sing O Come All Ye Faithful

Missional ChurchGreg Taylor