I’ll be honest — I couldn’t bring myself to assemble and post Videos of the Week on Friday afternoon. Not as the news of the tragedy of Newtown came to rest on all of us. But the truth is that now is the perfect time to press into Advent — a season that invites us to remember Christ’s first coming and anticipate his second. He came to shine a light; He will come again to put an end to darkness.
In light of all that, I’d like to share a handful of videos that celebrate Christmas in different ways — the longing, the expectation, the joy.
First, here Cross Point’s wonderful Christmas invitation: (via Sunday|)
This one gets me EVERY TIME. Linus explains what Christmas is about:
Here’s part 3 of a series of Advent films called The Exile:
The new Igniter mini movie, “Plastic Christmas,” is oh-so-challenging:
Here is Shift Worship’s “God With Us”:
And finally, we’re so impressed by Journey Box Media’s first short film, “The Scandal of Christmas”:
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Scott McClellan is the Editor of Echo Hub and the Director of Echo Conference. You can follow him on Twitter: @scottmcclellan.