The Word Among Us

Advent 2004 Issue


The two men finished their meeting and as they stood up from the table, they shook hands and walked out toward the restaurant’s exit. Twenty-five years later, these same two men were back at the same restaurant, only this time they didn’t have just one table. They rented the entire restaurant as they, their families, and all of their employees celebrated twenty-five years of business together. More »

On January 1, 1863, United States president Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation, announcing an end to slavery. More »

Special Feature

Six years ago, as Advent was approaching, I began to feel that my relationship with God had reached a plateau. More »

When the Mexican teenager walked into the county jail, he was understandably nervous. More »