John McWhirter-Whitlock (South Australia, Australia)
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To us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will be on his shoulders. - Isaiah 9:6 (NIV)
Celebrating Christmas as Jesus’ birthday has always helped me to remember God’s love for us. However, the birth of our first son, Peter, gave Christmas new meaning for me. My wife, Rosie, was about two weeks overdue, so she was asked to come to the hospital on the morning of...
Jesus came into the world as a baby just like I did.
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I could not have found The Upper Room Moments of Prayer (on Facebook Live) sooner. For it is during these moments of centering spiritual practices, meditating on the words of scripture, praying with and for the world, that I find moments of transcendence, hear whispers of peace and hope, see glimpses of truth and justice, behold visions of love and beauty amid all the stark realities that are around me.”