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An Advent Observed

An Advent Observed

By Editor of Advent Reflections

This daily podcast series, airing November 27th through December 25th, focuses on the Christian season of Advent. During this limited 4 week series, listeners are invited to hear from 29 individuals, whose varying faith perspective will reflect on 4 significant words associated with the Christian season of Advent: Hope (week 1), Love (week 2), Joy (week 3), Peace (week 4). The length of each podcast, 10 minutes or less. Tune in this Advent season! May you be blessed!
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On "Hope" (Day 1)

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The Christmas Story (Christmas Day)
The Christmas Story (Christmas Day)
Today is our last podcast episode this season. Enjoy a reading of the Christmas Story spoken by a multitude of voices. Merry Christmas! The following music was used for this media project: Music: Windswept by Kevin MacLeod Free download: https://filmmusic.io/song/4629-windswept License (CC BY 4.0): https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Artist website: https://incompetech.com
08:39
December 25, 2022
"Fear Not" (Christmas Eve)
"Fear Not" (Christmas Eve)
This week, we have heard from several devotional speakers as they reflect on the theme of "Peace." Today, we hear a different word, "Fear Not!" Tune in tomorrow for a special Christmas Day episode as we hear a reading of the Christmas Story from the Gospel of Luke.  The following music was used for this media project: Music: Windswept by Kevin MacLeod Free download: https://filmmusic.io/song/4629-windswept License (CC BY 4.0): https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Artist website: https://incompetech.com
07:54
December 24, 2022
On "Peace" (Day 27)
On "Peace" (Day 27)
This week, we hear from seven devotional speakers as they reflect on the theme of "Peace." The following music was used for this media project: Music: Windswept by Kevin MacLeod Free download: https://filmmusic.io/song/4629-windswept License (CC BY 4.0): https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Artist website: https://incompetech.com
08:42
December 23, 2022
On "Peace" (Day 26)
On "Peace" (Day 26)
This week, we hear from seven devotional speakers as they reflect on the theme of "Peace." For links to the music mentioned in this podcast, scroll down below. 'The Moldau' by Smetena, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l6kqu2mk-Kw 'Be Thou My Vision' arranged by 4Him, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jIMhshpf0Y4 The following music was used for this media project: Music: Windswept by Kevin MacLeod Free download: https://filmmusic.io/song/4629-windswept License (CC BY 4.0): https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Artist website: https://incompetech.com
08:29
December 22, 2022
On "Peace" (Day 25)
On "Peace" (Day 25)
This week, we hear from seven devotional speakers as they reflect on the theme of "Peace." The following music was used for this media project: Music: Windswept by Kevin MacLeod Free download: https://filmmusic.io/song/4629-windswept License (CC BY 4.0): https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Artist website: https://incompetech.com
07:05
December 21, 2022
On "Peace" (Day 24)
On "Peace" (Day 24)
This week, we hear from seven devotional speakers as they reflect on the theme of "Peace." The following music was used for this media project: Music: Windswept by Kevin MacLeod Free download: https://filmmusic.io/song/4629-windswept License (CC BY 4.0): https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Artist website: https://incompetech.com
06:60
December 20, 2022
On "Peace" (Day 23)
On "Peace" (Day 23)
This week, we hear from seven devotional speakers as they reflect on the theme of "Peace." The following music was used for this media project: Music: Windswept by Kevin MacLeod Free download: https://filmmusic.io/song/4629-windswept License (CC BY 4.0): https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Artist website: https://incompetech.com
06:46
December 19, 2022
On "Peace" (Day 22)
On "Peace" (Day 22)
This week, we hear from seven devotional speakers as they reflect on the theme of "Peace." The following music was used for this media project: Music: Windswept by Kevin MacLeod Free download: https://filmmusic.io/song/4629-windswept License (CC BY 4.0): https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Artist website: https://incompetech.com
06:00
December 18, 2022
On "Joy" (Day 21)
On "Joy" (Day 21)
This week, we have been hearing from seven devotional speakers on the theme of "Joy." This week, we conclude on that theme. Tomorrow, we will hear from seven new devotional speakers as they reflect on the final theme of the Advent season, "Peace." The following music was used for this media project: Music: Windswept by Kevin MacLeod Free download: https://filmmusic.io/song/4629-windswept License (CC BY 4.0): https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Artist website: https://incompetech.com
10:01
December 17, 2022
On "Joy" (Day 20)
On "Joy" (Day 20)
This week, we hear from seven devotional speakers on the theme of "Joy." The following music was used for this media project: Music: Windswept by Kevin MacLeod Free download: https://filmmusic.io/song/4629-windswept License (CC BY 4.0): https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Artist website: https://incompetech.com
08:00
December 16, 2022
On "Joy" (Day 19)
On "Joy" (Day 19)
This week, we hear from seven devotional speakers on the theme of "Joy." The following music was used for this media project: Music: Windswept by Kevin MacLeod Free download: https://filmmusic.io/song/4629-windswept License (CC BY 4.0): https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Artist website: https://incompetech.com
07:00
December 15, 2022
On "Joy" (Day 18)
On "Joy" (Day 18)
This week, we hear from seven devotional speakers on the theme of "Joy." The following music was used for this media project: Music: Windswept by Kevin MacLeod Free download: https://filmmusic.io/song/4629-windswept License (CC BY 4.0): https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Artist website: https://incompetech.com
04:60
December 14, 2022
On "Joy" (Day 17)
On "Joy" (Day 17)
This week, we hear from seven devotional speakers on the theme of "Joy." The following music was used for this media project: Music: Windswept by Kevin MacLeod Free download: https://filmmusic.io/song/4629-windswept License (CC BY 4.0): https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Artist website: https://incompetech.com
09:24
December 13, 2022
On "Joy" (Day 16)
On "Joy" (Day 16)
This week, we hear from seven devotional speakers on the theme of "Joy." The following music was used for this media project: Music: Windswept by Kevin MacLeod Free download: https://filmmusic.io/song/4629-windswept License (CC BY 4.0): https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Artist website: https://incompetech.com
06:58
December 12, 2022
On "Joy" (Day 15)
On "Joy" (Day 15)
Welcome to An Advent Observed. This week, we hear from seven devotional speakers as they reflect on the theme of "Joy." The following music was used for this media project: Music: Windswept by Kevin MacLeod Free download: https://filmmusic.io/song/4629-windswept License (CC BY 4.0): https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Artist website: https://incompetech.com
08:08
December 11, 2022
On "Love" (Day 14)
On "Love" (Day 14)
This week, we have heard from seven devotional speakers as they reflect on the theme of "Love."  Today, we conclude on that theme. Tomorrow, we will hear from seven new devotional speakers as they share their faith perspective on the theme of "Joy." The following music was used for this media project: Music: Windswept by Kevin MacLeod Free download: https://filmmusic.io/song/4629-windswept License (CC BY 4.0): https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Artist website: https://incompetech.com
09:03
December 10, 2022
On "Love" (Day 13)
On "Love" (Day 13)
This week, we hear from seven devotional speakers as they reflect on the theme of "Love." The following music was used for this media project: Music: Windswept by Kevin MacLeod Free download: https://filmmusic.io/song/4629-windswept License (CC BY 4.0): https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Artist website: https://incompetech.com
10:30
December 09, 2022
On "Love" (Day 12)
On "Love" (Day 12)
This week, we hear from seven devotional speakers on the theme of "Love." The following music was used for this media project: Music: Windswept by Kevin MacLeod Free download: https://filmmusic.io/song/4629-windswept License (CC BY 4.0): https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Artist website: https://incompetech.com
09:26
December 08, 2022
On "Love" (Day 11)
On "Love" (Day 11)
This week, we hear from seven devotional speakers on the theme of "Love." The following music was used for this media project: Music: Windswept by Kevin MacLeod Free download: https://filmmusic.io/song/4629-windswept License (CC BY 4.0): https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Artist website: https://incompetech.com
07:38
December 07, 2022
On "Love" (Day 10)
On "Love" (Day 10)
This week, we hear from seven devotional speakers on the theme of "Love." The following music was used for this media project: Music: Windswept by Kevin MacLeod Free download: https://filmmusic.io/song/4629-windswept License (CC BY 4.0): https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Artist website: https://incompetech.com
08:16
December 06, 2022
On "Love" (Day 9)
On "Love" (Day 9)
This week, we hear from seven devotional speakers on the theme of "Love." The following music was used for this media project: Music: Windswept by Kevin MacLeod Free download: https://filmmusic.io/song/4629-windswept License (CC BY 4.0): https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Artist website: https://incompetech.com
08:06
December 05, 2022
On "Love" (Day 8)
On "Love" (Day 8)
This week, we hear from seven devotional speakers on the theme of "Love." The following music was used for this media project: Music: Windswept by Kevin MacLeod Free download: https://filmmusic.io/song/4629-windswept License (CC BY 4.0): https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Artist website: https://incompetech.com
05:46
December 04, 2022
On "Hope" (Day 7)
On "Hope" (Day 7)
Welcome to An Advent Observed. This week, we have heard from seven devotional speakers as they reflect on the theme of "Hope."  Today, we conclude on that theme. Tomorrow, we will hear from seven new devotional speakers as they share their faith perspective on the theme of "Love." The following music was used for this media project: Music: Windswept by Kevin MacLeod Free download: https://filmmusic.io/song/4629-windswept License (CC BY 4.0): https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Artist website: https://incompetech.com
07:07
December 03, 2022
On "Hope" (Day 6)
On "Hope" (Day 6)
Welcome to An Advent Observed. This week, we hear from seven devotional speakers as they reflect on the theme of "Hope." The following music was used for this media project: Music: Windswept by Kevin MacLeod Free download: https://filmmusic.io/song/4629-windswept License (CC BY 4.0): https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Artist website: https://incompetech.com
07:01
December 02, 2022
On "Hope" (Day 5)
On "Hope" (Day 5)
Welcome to An Advent Observed. This week, we hear from seven devotional speakers on the theme of "Hope."  The following music was used for this media project: Music: Windswept by Kevin MacLeod Free download: https://filmmusic.io/song/4629-windswept License (CC BY 4.0): https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Artist website: https://incompetech.com
06:26
December 01, 2022
On "Hope" (Day4)
On "Hope" (Day4)
Welcome to An Advent Observed. This week, we will hear from seven devotional speakers as they reflect on the word "hope." The following music was used for this media project: Music: Windswept by Kevin MacLeod Free download: https://filmmusic.io/song/4629-windswept License (CC BY 4.0): https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Artist website: https://incompetech.com
07:08
November 30, 2022
On "Hope" (Day 3)
On "Hope" (Day 3)
Welcome to An Advent Observed. This week, we hear from seven devotional speakers as they reflect on the theme of "Hope." The following music was used for this media project: Music: Windswept by Kevin MacLeod Free download: https://filmmusic.io/song/4629-windswept License (CC BY 4.0): https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Artist website: https://incompetech.com
07:36
November 29, 2022
On "Hope" (Day 2)
On "Hope" (Day 2)
Welcome to An Advent Observed. This week, we will hear from seven devotional speakers as they reflect on the word "hope." The following music was used for this media project: Music: Windswept by Kevin MacLeod Free download: https://filmmusic.io/song/4629-windswept License (CC BY 4.0): https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Artist website: https://incompetech.com
07:00
November 28, 2022
On "Hope" (Day 1)
On "Hope" (Day 1)
Welcome to An Advent Observed. This week, we hear from seven devotional speakers as they reflect on the theme of "hope." The following music was used for this media project: Music: Windswept by Kevin MacLeod Free download: https://filmmusic.io/song/4629-windswept License (CC BY 4.0): https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Artist website: https://incompetech.com
08:22
November 27, 2022
An Advent Observed (Trailer)
An Advent Observed (Trailer)
Hello, my name is Spence Robertson, host of Advent Observed, speaking to you from the Blue Ridge Mountains in Boone, North Carolina. For many Christians, Advent is the season of Hope, Love, Joy, and Peace. But what do these words mean to us, what do they mean to you this Advent season? Starting November 27 through December 25, An Advent Observed will offer its listeners daily podcast episodes that will focus on these very words. You are invited to listen in and contemplate as we hear from 28 individuals who will offer their own unique faith perspective on the very words of Hope, Love, Joy, and Peace. Join us, November 27 through December 25, on An Advent Observed. In the meantime, God be with you! The following music was used for this media project: Music: Windswept by Kevin MacLeod Free download: https://filmmusic.io/song/4629-windswept License (CC BY 4.0): https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Artist website: https://incompetech.com
01:40
November 07, 2022