Today I got to share our Waiting in the Word Advent Study on Relevant Radio's Morning Air! (Here's the link to the show if you missed it - I'm on for the 1st half hour.) As part of our conversation about preparing for the season of Advent, I mentioned that a few years ago, I decided to make some Advent CDs for our family. One benefit of having fellow theological nerds on Facebook is that when I asked for favorite Advent hymns, I was flooded with suggestions from liturgist friends from graduate school. I took their advice to heart, grabbed a bunch of tracks from iTunes, and voila - an instant Advent album for our family! Advent has such beautiful hymns that can get lost in the endless blaring of "Jingle Bell Rock" and "Winter Wonderland." So I'm always looking for new ways to keep Advent music alive in our home (and car drives). In the past few years we've added a few favorite albums to our Advent collection. The kids love "Gentle Night" from the St. Louis Jesuits, … [Read more...] about Advent music: what’s your favorite?