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Advent Devotional 11/28/16

November 28, 2016, Rev. Todd Boling Scripture: Matthew 1:18-23 Expectations.  They can be tricky.  The time we spend anticipating a potential outcome or the arrival of something specific can either lead to the fulfillment of our best dreams, or it can lead to complete and utter disappointment.  And yes, it can sometimes land somewhere in… Read more »

Advent Devotional 12/21

It is Christmas week!  This week we celebrate the gift of love!  I pray that you are surrounded by love this week.  As I prepare to leave TCU to start a new ministry with Ridglea Christian Church, I am beyond grateful for the amazing love of the TCU community and the ways it has been… Read more »

Advent Devotional 12/18

Our devotional for today comes to us from Chuck Dunning.  Chuck is the Director of the Senior Year Experience in Student Development Services here at TCU.  Anyone who knows Chuck will tell you that he’s a wonderful man with a heart of gold.  His quiet and contemplative presence offers those around him a safe space… Read more »

Advent Devotional 12/16

To help you through the day, here is our Advent devotional written by the wonderful Christi Matthews!  Many of you probably have not had the opportunity to get to know Christi yet, since she just joined the TCU community at the beginning of October.  Christi serves as our Campus Minister to BSM, the Baptist Student… Read more »

Advent Devotional 12/11

Happy Friday!  The weekend is only hours away!  Many of us will spend this weekend attending holiday parties, finishing up some Christmas shopping, or preparing for finals.  Whatever it is you’re doing this weekend, I hope you’ll hit pause for a moment and celebrate true PEACE.  The Advent devotional for today written by Till Meyn… Read more »

Advent Devotional 12/9

Our Advent devotional for today comes to us from my friend and colleague Rachael Capua.  I have no doubt that many of you know Rachael – she has fully immersed herself in the life of the university over the course of this past year as a TCU employee, after having been extremely involved as a… Read more »

Advent Devotional 12/7

An Advent Devotional, by Fr. James Wilcox   Advent offers a time special to all people.  We all have an inner longing.  Whether we are Catholic, Jewish, Agnostic, Muslim, or Protestant, we all experience the inner longing for that which no greater can be envisaged.  Taking time to consider and ponder on God and the… Read more »

Advent Devotional 12/4

An Advent Devotional, By: Ellen Broom   May God, the source of hope, fill you with all joy and peace by means of your faith in Him, so that your hope will continue to grow by the power of the Holy Spirit. Romans 15:13 Life can become pretty challenging at times, and having faith can… Read more »

Advent Devotional 12/2

An Advent Devotional, By: Madeline Pena   Romans 8:24-25 “For in this hope we were saved. Now hope that is seen is not hope. For who hopes for what he sees? But if we hope for what we do not see, we wait for it with patience.” I started seeking clarity at a young age…. Read more »

Advent Devotional 11/30

An Advent Devotional, By: Paul Massingill The people who walked in darkness have seen a great light; those who lived in a land of deep darkness – on them light has shined. – Isaiah 9:2  The excitement has been building in my house for a while now. My boys are literally counting down the days. … Read more »