What is Advent? Too often it seems we allow Christmas to eclipse the season of Advent in such a way that we forget the true meaning of Christmas.Read More
In the same way that God’s people could trust in His promises during the “400 years of silence” between the Old and New Testaments, we too can have full confidence in His promises in this time between the two advents of Christ.Read More
The manger and the cross are an unlikely but undeniable pair, like bookends facing the opposite direction: the one, the enduring image of Christmas; the other, the enduring image of Easter.Read More
As Christmas approaches, Dr. Boa discusses the season of Advent with his Wednesday Morning Men’s Fellowship in Atlanta. He explains how the Advent season is a time of looking both back to the first advent of Christ and forward to his second coming. Three songs represent these dual purposes of Advent (which the group sings together, led by David White):
“O Come, O Come,Read More
When he was in seminary, Ken Boa wanted to incorporate his astronomy background into his master’s thesis. He did so by studying and writing on the star of Bethlehem. His thesis was published by Doubleday in 1980 and later (in 1985) by Zondervan as The Return of the Star of Bethlehem. You can purchase the book in the Ken Boa Store.
Before looking at some of the attempts to explain the star,Read More