Eric D. Huntsman

Fourth Sunday of Advent: Peace

The final Sunday of Advent, closest to Christmas Eve, is the one that best celebrates the imminent birth of the Prince of Peace. Read more »

Dec. 18, 2011

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The Third Sunday of Advent: Joy

Because the message of the angels to the shepherds was one of “good tidings of great joy,” the third Sunday of Advent was devoted to the theme of joy,... Read more »

Dec. 11, 2011

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'Glad Tidings of Great Joy' celebrates the advent of Jesus Christ all month

Brigham Young University associate professor Eric D. Huntsman shares the history of Christmas and suggests ways to make it meaningful for every member of your family... Read more »

Dec. 4, 2011

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The second Sunday of Advent: Love

The theme of the second Sunday of Advent is dedicated to Love. Love permeates every aspect of the Christmas story. Read more »

Dec. 4, 2011

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Celebrating Advent: Keeping Jesus Christ the focus of the season

While Advent is not a common LDS practice, we have found that adapting it to our needs and weaving LDS scriptures and teachings into this old celebration has made it a... Read more »

Nov. 25, 2011

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The First Sunday of Advent: Hope

On the First Sunday of Advent, we start by lighting one of the purple candles of our Advent wreath and then read passages of scripture that reflect on the theme of Hope. Read more »

Nov. 25, 2011

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