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An Advent Choice: Caesar or Christ

Christians throughout the world are celebrating the season of Advent. But did you know that the ancient Romans were the first to celebrate Advent? They waited for the arrival of the Emperor. But Christians await the arrival of Christ. Adam Ericksen claims that Advent gives us a choice - Will we prepare for Christ or for Caesar?

Fear God? No, Jesus Frees Us from Fear

Adam Ericksen claims that for many, God is something to be feared. But Jesus came to free us from the fear of God. “Do not be afraid,” Jesus said, because God is not motivated to make us afraid. Rather, God is motivated to please us. According to Jesus, it is the Father’s good pleasure to give us the kingdom.

The Political Subversion of Palm Sunday

Adam Ericksen claims that Palm Sunday is politically subversive. "The Gospel of Jesus subverts the politics of violence because the Gospels is the politics of humility, service, forgiveness, and a nonviolent love that embraces all people, but especially those we call our enemies."