Zechariah was old, religious, and important. Mary was a young nobody from an insignificant locale. Both were approached by the angel Gabriel with news of a miraculous birth in their futures. Both asked Gabriel the same question: “How?” And yet, both of them received completely different responses from Gabriel. What made the difference?
Perhaps we should shed some of our stuffiness and high-and-mighty-ness and embrace the wonder of Christmas.
Rev. Tonja's sermon, "How?", is based on Luke 1:5-38, NRSV. Participate in worship on our YouTube channel beginning at 10:30AM. Sing along with the hymns and follow along with the virtual bulletin here.