Contributed by Hans Krause on Nov 6, 2018
Advent is the time of preparation for the coming of our heavenly King. How do we receive him in our Christian community and in our personal lives? Are the gates wide open, or does he need to knock at our door, locked from the inside?
[Sermon preached on 3 December 2017, First Sunday in Advent / 3rd year, ELCF Lectionary]
This past week, Finland had the honor of welcoming three royal visitors: Prince William of the United Kingdom, Prince Daniel of Sweden, and Prince Constantijn of my own home country, the Netherlands. The media