This remembrance helps develop a confident, enduring Christian hope that is more than wishful thinking and leads to real-world action.
Mark MeltonDecember 23, 2021
This is the message of Christmas hope: Jesus Christ is Immanuel, and he wants to be God with you.
Eric PattersonDecember 22, 2021
Shoup’s actions during Christmastime 1955 offer an un-planned, un-staged snapshot of a political system and world view strikingly different from that of Lenin, Stalin, and Xi—a system founded on the freedom to believe in God or Santa or not, to believe in the meaning of Christmas or not, to believe in Immanuel or not.
Alan DowdDecember 21, 2021
That is my hope for this Christmas: in the midst of indifference to a genocide, Jesus’ word speaks judgment, comfort, and rest. God is not indifferent, cold, or distant. He entered the world amidst bloodshed, and he sits sovereign over it now. So, the weary world rejoices.
Michael SobolikDecember 21, 2021
In this special Dark Ops episode of the podcast, Mark Melton and Marc LiVecche discuss the 1946 movie It’s a Wonderful Life and the short story that inspired it, “The Greatest Gift” by Philip Van Doren Stern. The film premiered in New York City 75 years ago on December 20, 1946.
Mark Melton & Marc LiVeccheDecember 20, 2021
In short, America—and good, decent people who live here—has allowed me to become who I am and gave me everything I have. I doubt my story would be possible in any other country, but even if it was, it happened here.
Lubomir Martin OndrasekDecember 20, 2021
This week the editors discuss Providence’s Advent series on hope.
Mark Tooley & Marc LiVecche & Mark MeltonDecember 17, 2021
The common thread across these scenarios is the use of force, fraud, or coercion to keep victims under control and extract profit. This is the defining feature of human trafficking. Fortunately, these heartbreaking, uncivilized practices no longer go unnoticed.
Rebecca MunsonDecember 17, 2021
If God’s example was deep concern for the lost and needy, then at all times, but especially during the celebration of Jesus’ birth, we should be so concerned as well.
Eric PattersonDecember 16, 2021