The disciple John understood that the call to follow Jesus is foremost an invitation into the love of our triune God. As we wrap our heads and hearts around this good news, we’re called to reflect this love through a simple and creative posture of love in our daily lives.
As we live within a culture of exponentially-increasing change, we can feel paralyzed at best and hopeless at worst. Learning from Israel’s desert experience, Ken Wytsma encourages us to seek silence, pursue prayer, and extend grace as we trust in God’s daily and ultimate provision in a world searching for hope. antiochchurch.org
"Fear not, I bring you good news of great joy,” the angel told the shepherds. While we face the temptation to obtain joy through the pride of life, Dr. Root exhorts us to remember the never-ending love of Jesus Christ. Here we find security for our doubts, courage for our witness, and, truly, our greatest joy. Dr. Jerry Root is a leading C.S. Lewis scholar, author and Associate Professor at Wheaton College.
In a world that views peace as a tranquil manger scene or attempts to create peace through force, Christ calls us to actively foster Shalom and join his plan for the redemption of all things. antiochchurch.org