On Christmas, we celebrate Christ's birth, but also hold a vigil for His return.
In this final week of Advent, pray with us for the world and in remembrance of God's promise that He has come and is coming again.
Today's prayer guide leads us into Christmas.
(Photo: Children in Ethiopia hold candles during a candlelight vigil. 2009 Jon Warren/World Vision)
When I was young, I loved cartoons. My mom would reluctantly allow me to sit in front of the television for hours after school, delaying homework, to enjoy just one more of my favorites.