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How Do I Prepare for the Season of Advent?
How Do I Prepare for the Season of Advent?

Prepare your heart with the asecticism of hope for the coming of the Kingdom at Christmas

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Written by Jacob Zepp
Updated over a week ago

At the end of this age, Jesus will come again in glory to judge the living and the dead. During the season of Advent, we prepare for Christ's threefold comings: his birth in the stable, his coming anew into our hearts, and his coming again at the Last Judgment. We must arise from sleep and look to the Lord with joy and hope. Advent is a time to grow in our longing and expectation for the fulfillment of all things and the definitive establishment of Jesus’s reign. He is coming soon, and we must be ready to greet him. But to do this, we need a plan.

The following is a checklist to prepare you for your journey through Advent. Complete each of these items prior to Day 1 and check in with your brothers to see that they are doing the same. The ideal time to start preparation is about three weeks before your start date. But if the fraternity communicates effectively and prepares efficiently, much less time is needed.

Preparation Checklist

1. Get the App

Be prepared for the full Exodus experience with the Exodus mobile app. Head over to to create your account and learn more.

2. Start or join a fraternity

We have found that local fraternities tend to last longer and have more of an impact, so we recommend you start there. If you cannot join or start a local fraternity, use the Fraternity Finder in our app. For further reading: “Can You Connect Me to Other Men”?

3. Read these articles

4. Consider your “Why.”

Follow the instructions to craft your why from “What’s Your Why”. Then enter your why into the app for future reference in the exercise.

5. Have a conversation with your spouse (for married men only).

Read “The Exodus Man & His Bride” to help you prepare for this conversation! As you'll read in the article, be sure to share your why with your spouse and discuss with her the commitments of Exodus.

7. Attend a Preparatory Meeting.

Use the Weekly Meeting Guide and discuss the "Sesaon of Advnet". This will help prepare you and your fraternity for a fruitful experience together!

If you have any questions or encounter any issues as you prepare for your next Exodus exercise, please reach out to our support team, who are always happy to help!

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