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Jacob – An Advent Poem

2016-12-13T10:00:53+00:00

This is our third Advent poem for 2016. Having considered Leah and Rachel, we now turn to Jacob. The night Jacob wrestled with God was not an anomaly,But the culmination of this man’s gritty biography,Marked at

Jacob – An Advent Poem2016-12-13T10:00:53+00:00

Rachel – An Advent Poem

2016-12-04T17:04:13+00:00

This is our second Advent poem for 2016, and it is based on the story of Rachel, especially the portion found in Genesis 30. The first one on Leah can be found here. From a very early

Rachel – An Advent Poem2016-12-04T17:04:13+00:00

Leah – An Advent Poem

2016-11-29T08:06:20+00:00

This is my third year of seeking to give the gift of Advent poems to our church. They usually find their source in what we have recently studied together as a church, so this year

Leah – An Advent Poem2016-11-29T08:06:20+00:00

A Letter of Thanks

2016-02-18T09:35:48+00:00

Last week, I visited the Abbey of Gethsemani and spent 3 and half days in silence, solitude, prayer, and reflection. Below is a letter I wrote to the church reporting on what the week was

A Letter of Thanks2016-02-18T09:35:48+00:00

Simeon & Anna – An Advent Poem

2015-12-21T11:57:45+00:00

Simeon and Anna by Rembrandt Posted by Andy SabakaThis is the third in a series of poems to prepare our hearts for Christmas. ​The fist one on Zechariah can be found here, the second on Mary is here,

Simeon & Anna – An Advent Poem2015-12-21T11:57:45+00:00

The Shepherds – An Advent Poem

2015-12-16T15:28:10+00:00

“The Angel Appearing to the Shepherds" by Rembrandt Posted by Andy SabakaThis is the third in a series of poems to prepare our hearts for Christmas.​The fist one on Zechariah can be found here, and the

The Shepherds – An Advent Poem2015-12-16T15:28:10+00:00

Mary – An Advent Poem

2015-12-09T15:26:59+00:00

"The Annunciation" by Henry Tanner Posted by Andy SabakaThis is the second in a series of poems to prepare our hearts for Christmas.​The fist one on Zechariah can be found here. Mary​Nazareth was the kind of

Mary – An Advent Poem2015-12-09T15:26:59+00:00

Zechariah – An Advent Poem

2015-12-03T11:08:06+00:00

Posted by Andy Sabaka Cappella Tornabuoni, "Zacharias Writes Down the Name of his Son" This is my second year seeking to give the gift of Advent Poems to our church. This first one is a

Zechariah – An Advent Poem2015-12-03T11:08:06+00:00

Advent Calendar Readings

2015-11-30T10:52:31+00:00

An Advent calendar is a wonderful way to not simply count the days until Christmas, but to lead our hearts into worship of and thanksgiving for the gift of Jesus. With that in mind, I

Advent Calendar Readings2015-11-30T10:52:31+00:00