Your Christmas Reading List
As I travel to give parish missions through the seasons of Advent and Lent I am constantly struck by the response to various Biblical texts. For while many have heard the lines that most famously ring out at this time of year such as “a virgin shall conceive and bear a son…” or “I am Gabriel, and I stand in the presence of God,” fewer and fewer Christians respond with a deep sense of familiarity.
What is the difference? Well, it is akin to recognizing that pieces belong to this puzzle rather than that one, without in the least understanding where