Rethinking Advent Sermon Series

As Christmas draws near, and the season of Advent is being celebrated by Christians around the world, Dr. Stephen Gunter challenges us to rethink some of the misconceptions of this important liturgical season. First he asks, “Why do we do Advent, and why is it so hard?”, then he goes on to say that our […]

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ADVENT 3: The Christmas Miracle Through the Eyes of Mary and Joseph

W. Stephen Gunter, Ph.D. E. Stanley Jones Professors of Evangelism Director Part of a three-part Advent series. Previous posts: ADVENT 1 and ADVENT 2 Text: Matthew 2 [Listen to the Audio] – COMING SOON Our approach in this Advent Lesson is a complete change of pace from the first two weeks. Our first and second talks were highly […]

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ADVENT 2: Waiting and Hastening 1

W. Stephen Gunter, Ph.D. E. Stanley Jones Professors of Evangelism Director Part of a three-part Advent series.  Previous post ADVENT 1  |  Next post ADVENT 3 Text: II Peter 3:11-18 [Listen to the Audio] I never fail to be moved by the poetry of Charles Wesley set to music, and “Come, Thou Long Expected Jesus” is […]

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ADVENT 1: The Once and Future Coming of Jesus Christ 1

W. Stephen Gunter, Ph.D. E. Stanley Jones Professors of Evangelism Director Part of a three-part Advent series. Read the next post ADVENT 2 Today, I am going to confess to you why Advent is so hard for me. Advent is easy and fun when I see it in sentimental and romantic terms as the run […]

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Grant Recipients Share Ministry, Thanks

At the recent annual meeting of The Foundation for Evangelism board of trustees, grant recipients shared about their ministries and expressed their thanks for the funding that helps them to be catalysts to equip disciples to share the Good News of Jesus Christ. E. Stanley Jones Professors of Evangelism Dr. Daniel Shin shared that as […]