S3 E5: John the Baptist vs. Shopping Mall Santa

You better watch out, you better not cry… Actually, Advent is about watching out AND crying. Crying in the wilderness, that is! Changes we make because someone else (“Santa-God”?) might be watching rarely stick around. Changes we make because we are living into a preferred future have a much better chance. Susan digs into Luke 3:1-19 and helps us check our internal whiny children in this 3rd Sunday of Advent message.

Compare the scripture in the NRSV translation with the scripture in Eugene H. Peterson’s paraphrase, The Message. What sounds different to you?

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