On the Fourth Sunday of Advent we try to reach beyond the lectionary to the folks who won’t make it to church on Christmas Eve or on Christmas morning by forgoing the prescribed readings in favour of reading the entire Birth Narrative.
Click on these links to find sermons I have preached on Advent 4. They may also inspire some Christmas reflections.
Dreams Inspired by the Dreamer Joseph
Keeping Christmas Well: a Christmas Resurrection Story
The Greatest Birth Story Ever???
The Nativity: A Parable So Simple a Child Can Understand It!
Mary and Elizabeth: Visitation or Escape
Fear Not for the Progressive Grinch Who Stole Christmas Does Indeed Have a Heart
“The Force Be With You” or “Live Long and Prosper”
Like All Myths, the Stories of Jesus’ Birth are True, For Myths Only Become Untrue When they are Presented as Facts
A Newborn Baby Positively Oozes with the Aura of the MYSTERY that Lies at the Very Core of Reality