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Light in the Darkness Devotional
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An Unexpected Journal: Science Fiction
Chapter contributions: “The Ethics of The Matrix” and “Gremlins and the Second Way.”
Just like the Israelites, we will encounter some giants. Circumstances that seem to make God a liar. The corruption will seem too great, the addiction too strong, or the diagnosis too dire. When the giant you are facing seems too big for God to handle, remember this . . . Jesus was dead. He had been in the grave for three days. When it seemed like it was all over, God proved His power and won the ultimate victory.
– C.M. Alvarez, #NoFear: a 7-Day Devotional
Thursdays, December 1st through 28th, 2023
An Unexpected Journal: Play and Prayer Livestream Launch Party
Join us on Thursdays, December 1st to 28th at 8 pm CT for Zoom discussion in the Advent read-along. Register to join.
Saturday, December 30th, 2023
Advent Wrap-Up Livestream
Join us on Saturday, December 30th, at 10am PT / 1pm ET for a livestream wrap-up discussion of the Christmas play, “He That Should Come,” by Dorothy L. Sayers with Christy Luis.
Sunday, January 7th, 2024
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