Advent: Love

This is the final piece in a four-part Advent devotional written by Executive Director Joe Tucker. See prior posts on Hope, Peace, and Joy.  Of the countless Café conversations I have had at The Front Porch, there are a few that remain clear in my memory. One conversation that I often recall was with my father.  We sat in the [...]

2019-11-19T02:09:34+00:00December 24th, 2017|Advent|

Advent: Joy

This is the third of a four-part Advent devotional written by Executive Director Joe Tucker. See prior posts on Hope, and Peace.  One of the more unique challenges of my day is the honest answer to the simple question, “How are things going at South Street?”  As a Director, I wear many hats and oversee over a dozen programs, [...]

2019-11-19T02:21:39+00:00December 17th, 2017|Advent|

Advent: Peace

This is the second of a four-part Advent devotional written by Executive Director Joe Tucker.  “Glory to God in the highest heaven, and on earth peace to those on whom his favor rests.” Luke 2:14 I’ll confess something — I’m a sucker for the Holiday. If Christ was taken out of Christmas, I would still [...]

2019-11-19T02:20:21+00:00December 9th, 2017|Advent|

Advent: Hope

This is the first of a four-part Advent devotional written by Executive Director Joe Tucker.  The Tucker family had a long drive on Thanksgiving — from one corner of Ohio to the other to visit family.  We listened to Tish Harrison-Warren’s Liturgy of the Ordinary on our drive back from Dayton to Akron, and I was reminded of [...]

2019-11-19T02:32:11+00:00December 1st, 2017|Advent|