John Hay Jr., the senior pastor at West Morris Street Free Methodist Church in Indianapolis, has been sharing excerpts for the book he is reading for Advent, Advent 2006—A Great Joy for All People. Here are three of excerpts that he has shared.

How Jesus Comes to Us

Advent Is About Seeing the Signs

Advent Curmudgeon

John Wright also has his reflections on this week’s Sunday lectionary readings: Second Sunday of Advent.