Advent Devotional • December 6

Friday, December 6 Written by Christopher Williams First Congregational Church of Fresno Romans 13:11-14  And do this, understanding the present time: The hour has already come for you to wake up from your slumber, because our salvation is nearer now than when we first believed. The night is nearly over;

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Advent Devotional • December 2

Monday, December 2 Written by Rev. Dr. Norman Broadbent First Congregational Church of Fresno Romans 15:4-13 For whatever was written in former days was written for our instruction, so that by steadfastness and by the encouragement of the scriptures we might have hope. May the God of steadfastness and encouragement

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Advent Devotional • December 1

Sunday, December 1 Written by Rev. Raygan Baker First Congregational Church of Fresno Matthew 24:4-13 Many people have said it before, but the Drag Queen Chi Chi Devayne says it with the most conviction: “I don’t get ready, I stay ready.” While the season of Christmas Consumerism may keep triumphantly

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Getting to Know Hilary Ross

By Dale Buchanan Greetings, Big Red friends and family! I recently spent an afternoon with Gayle Thornton and Dale Buchanan. The following is an abbreviated account of our conversation.  So here goes. I am an introvert. Let me be clear, being in introvert does not mean that I am shy.

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