Praying for our Leaders

December 14, 2016By Steve ReynoldsBiblical Call to Advocacy 2 Comments

Did you know that nearly 90 percent of the U.S. Congress are Christians?  To me, that is an astonishing statistic!  As a person of faith, when I heard this, my mind immediately began to ask the obvious questions; “How can a group of Christians be so divided?” and, “Why don’t they just pray together and … Read More

Remembering on Christmas Eve

December 24, 2015By Christina BradicBiblical Call to Advocacy 2 Comments

Today we share the last post in our Advent series. We ask, how often do things that seem small and unremarkable end up being a part of something big, as was the case with the birth of Jesus? It is all a part of God’s plan, which we do not know. However, we do know we are meant to share His love. Join us as we share God’s love and celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ by sending prayers for peace around the world.

Bringing Hope — A Refugee Story

December 18, 2015By Guest AuthorBiblical Call to Advocacy 4 Comments

She walked for days over countless miles, her belly swollen. The baby within her gave her no peace, stirring and ready to be born. When the time came, uncertainty reigned. She was a stranger there. She wasn’t sure where she could deliver. But on that day as the first cry of her little boy pierced the air, her face broke into a smile. Her hope, her future had entered the world.

Silent Night, Holy Night: Reflections on Mother and Child

December 15, 2015By Guest AuthorBiblical Call to Advocacy No Comments

Advent is a season of expectation, hope, and preparation for the miracle of God’s entry into our world as a vulnerable infant. But do we pause often enough to ponder the birth itself? The nativity stories found in our sacred texts tell us little about it, though what we know is Mary was a relatively young woman, she was pregnant at an unexpected time in her life, and she delivered Jesus under less than ideal circumstances.

And the Shepherds Just Went

December 10, 2015By Guest AuthorBiblical Call to Advocacy 4 Comments

One of my favorite moments in the entire Christmas story comes just after angels illuminate the night sky, singing praises, and generally being terrifying as shepherds watch from below. After this miraculous (but arguably insane) fanfare, the shepherds look at each other and say, “Let’s go to Bethlehem and see this thing that has happened.”