Season 11: Episode 2 | Advent: What Sort of Persons Ought We To Be?

Join Ruth Haley Barton and Steve Weins for spiritual encouragement based on this year’s Advent Reflections (Cycle B) with an episode for each week of Advent. This podcast season is designed to help leaders (and everyone) carve out time to make Advent a season of transformation. If you would like to make listening to the scriptures each day a spiritual practice for this season, there is a link below. The podcast conversation begins at 7:35.

Scriptures only for Advent Cycle B Second Sunday of Advent


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Listen to other episodes from Season 11 Access past podcast seasons

Mentioned in this podcast:
Advent Reflections: Revive Restore Reveal
Revised Common Lectionary and guidance on how to use the lectionary

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Music Credit:
Advent: Music in Solitude CD (this is currently not available for purchase. New store coming January 2021)

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I need a copy of Ruth Hayley Barton’s Book on Advent, Cycle B, as soon as I can get one.
Let me know cost and where to put in my card info. Address is below.
Gary Christensen, PO Box 2268, Corvallis, OR 97330

As you were discussing confession and its power., this verse jumped to mind. It has been very powerful in my life. “Therefore confess your sins to each other and pray for each other so that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous person is powerful and effective.”
‭‭James‬ ‭5:16‬ ‭NIV‬‬

Another excellent podcast. Week 2 is wonderful. Thank you.

Thank you so much for helping me see several helpful things I’m being invited to do. Thankful for the good work you do. May you be blessed with God’s comforting presence throughout this advent season!

Susan, Thanks for your encouragement. It means a lot to all of us at the Transforming Center!

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