In this special series of Advent podcasts, the Rev. Dr. Arthur Boers unfolds for us the core themes of the season—promise, prophecy, wonder, and more. Each podcast corresponds with a week of Advent, with one for Christmas Day and one for the first week of Christmas. Tying together Biblical texts and personal memories, Dr. Boers offers a compelling challenge: be fully present during these important days.
In this podcast for the fourth week of Advent, the Rev. Dr. Arthur Boers starts with the unlikely, wonderful pregnancies of Mary and Elizabeth. Where are our astonishing moments, asks Boers, where we find deep wonder and awe?
In this podcast for the third week of Advent, the Rev. Dr. Arthur Boers looks at how joy—real joy—can exist and survive in the midst of bad circumstances.
In this podcast for the second week of Advent, the Rev. Dr. Arthur Boers looks at themes of preparation and anticipation. He wonders, how can average people like us lead lives that welcome the Messiah?
In this podcast for the first week of Advent, the Rev. Dr. Arthur Boers explores themes of promise and prophecy—the promises we think we’re getting at this time of year, and the powerful prophecies that are true right now.