The Church Calendar seeks to redeem our time and space through the seasons of Advent, Epiphany, Lent, Easter and Pentecost. Through readings, prayers, songs, fasts and other practices, these seasons reorient our hearts and minds toward the Christian story.


Using Advent for Family Discipleship

Matt Chandler

The Advent season presents a lot of opportunities for you to talk to your kids about the coming of Christ and His promised return. Here are a few practical ways to take advantage of those moments this year.


The Lie of Perfectionism

Elizabeth Woodson

Our wrestle with perfectionism finds its roots all the way back in Genesis 3, when Adam and Eve pursued what they thought would be a better life for themselves, rather than trusting God’s good and perfect will. Many of us still fight this battle today—so how might we reject the lies and false promises of perfectionism?

“One of the greatest dangers to your Christian life is believing that you’re living in the kingdom when you’re actually living in exile.”
The Prophets, Exile and the Hope of a King