What does the Transfiguration mean in Luke 9?

The Transfiguration of Christ by Earl Mott – August, 2016 by Ian Paul – February 21, 2022 The gospel reading is Luke 9.28–36, the account of the Transfiguration, with the option of continuing to read the episode that follows immediately on the...

A Hollywood Christmas Eve

by John C. Odean / Director of Media and Communications I count one of my blessings in Hollywood in the 1970s was to get to know Katherine DeMille Quinn and be involved in several ministries with her. I have always admired her father Cecil B. DeMille because he...

2020 Has Felt Like Advent All Year

by CAROLINE COBB For many, 2020 has felt like one long groan. Between the pandemic, a struggling economy, the isolation of quarantine and online school, civil unrest, racial injustice, wildfires, hurricanes, a noisy election, and divisive public discourse, this year...

Words of Encouragement During This Season

“Do not be afraid” was the message brought by angels to four people while telling them life-altering news. Anxiety would be any human’s response to protecting themselves from hopes being dashed again, a dramatic change of plans, dreams being crushed, or feeling...

But What About The Llama?

by Eric Clayton I had waited far too long. Advent was turning into Christmas. This was my last chance, and I could only find one souvenir shop still open. It was Sunday, and there was only one nativity set left that fit into my post-graduate volunteer budget. All...