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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 11, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas Religious Focus New Texas December Ministerial Alliance Make an adventure out of Advent By HAROLD ZIRKEL First United Methodist Church Last was the se cond Sunday of This means that there are now only two Sundays before Christmas Advent begins a new or church preceding the 12 days of the Christmas Advent is the time of expectant preparation for the birth of All of the preparations in which we are In volved during these days before Christmas should remind us of the way in which God prepared for the sending of His Son into the A synonym for the word advent is the word In the Advent we remember the arrival of Jesus Christ into the The longexpected Messiah has entered into the world to become the savior of all persons who believe in This is related in rootage to the word I have just checked the dictionary for the meaning of adventure and realize that two of the meanings help us to understand the coming of Christ into the One of the meanings of adventure is a striking or stirr ing Certainly the coming of Christ into the world fits into this His coming is the most the most and the most stirring event In all So and stirr ing was this birth of Jesus that all time is measured in reference to The amazing thing is that His com ing into individual lives yet fits this When we accept Christ into our own we discover that it is indeed a lifelong adventure which transforms His coming Is yet striking and stirr The other definition of the word adventure also reminds us of realities associated with the arrival of This second definition of adventure is Encoura ing hazards and We remember that Jesus seemed to live on the edge of From the very moment He entered Into his public He was sur rounded by those who sought his Jesus died as a very young man upon a cruel He was willing to face the to run the to put his life in jeopardy all to fulfill the will of In a very real our lives are to be lived as an We must be willing to face the risks of what it means to be Christian in an unchristian We also be will ing to face the to place our lives in as we seek to serve His church is his altar is sidewalk AP Luke Williams Is a big man with a big His church is a downtown street his altar a city Every hundreds of passersby unknowingly serve as his congregation as they hurriedly walk through the downtown Main Mall on their lunch For 18 the as he likes to be has belted out his sermons on the corner of Fourth Street and Main Mall in a booming voice easily heard blocks At he rises about 5 each morn dresses In coat and and cat ches the downtown bus from his north Tulsa After a cafeteria he walks a few blocks to the courthouse to preach to lost souls accused of various crimes Much of his work he is to make sure people get justice In the Four years Williams spent six weeks in jail for doing what he calls his A convicted rapist was ap pearing In court for sentencing when Williams stood up and announced that he had a message from 1 told the judge that God sent me to seek but they didnt believe he 1 know he was innocent because 1 know his people fairly They were Christian peo Williams hasnt been back in Jail but he had been there three times before each for cries of in justice in the middle of courtroom Several judges have banned him for six months al a time from their Edward Jones YOU tldWQI STAN CUNNINGHAM Panrw 1000 Walnut 6290055 Norris Insurance Agency 245Landa 6252316 f DIET 1207 Common 6296505 971 San Antonio 6257324 Kraft Printing Complete Printing Service ij cjra t nt nrr 645 Walnut 6JSMN State Farm Insurance Companies Dick CLU 82 Walnut 62S6081 WALNUT PHARMACY 848 WALNUT IttW TEXflS 78130 Phone 6256352 Owner Jim Miller Cafe FOODTO GO HOME COOKED NEW TEXAS MEALS Phone 6257581 Zoeller Funeral Home 615 Landa 6252349 6257787 for new cuotomera Total Family Health Cae Medical Equipment Sales Rental 353 Landa 6257777 PLUMBING CO PlumbingHeating THE DO IT YOURSELF SHOP 532 Ave 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