The O Antiphons can continue to teach, enlighten and comfort the Church today.
Gaudete forms and shapes our understanding of Advent and Christmas by teaching us that true joy is found only in Christ.
Entonces, ¡Regocíjate en el Señor siempre; repito: Regocíjate (Filipenses 4:4)!
Christmas carols invite us—and through them we invite others—to the place where Jesus is sure to be found: in His Word read and preached, the Word with water, bread, and wine, the Word sung by choirs and children.
Advent gives us the hope of a King who not only came to us in a dingy stable, but comes to us now in Word and Sacrament and will come again in glory on the Last Day.
The world around us has brought American Christianity to a crossroads. Will we decorate our churches for Advent and Christmas or make a difference in the world?
This edition starts with articles about Advent and also addresses topics such as how the Christian keeps Christ in Christmas.
Concordia Publishing House is offering pastors a free, downloadable planning guide designed to help them with their preparations for Advent.