The Candles of Advent

They were terrified, but the angel reassured them. “Don’t be afraid!” he said. “I bring you good news that will bring great joy to all people. Luke 2:9b-10 Asbury celebrates the four Sundays before Christmas by lighting one candle for each Sunday that signifies our...

Civil Disobedience Workshop by Democracy Spring

This workshop is sponsored and led by a movement called Democracy Spring, which was created to get money out of politics through organized nonviolent civil-disobedience. This group is interested in getting their movement off the ground here in Michigan and if...

Love the One You’re With

I read a reflection written by Mandy Hackland a writer living in Johannesburgh, South Africa, this morning. Her reflection was on the text in Luke 12 where Jesus says: “Do you think I have come to bring peace to the earth? No, I have come to divide people...