Where Did Advent Celebrations Come From? December 10, 2018 | Ryan Reeves Share Share Tweet Tweet Email Advertise on TGC More By Ryan Reeves The Strange Protestant Bible of Henry VIII Three Myths about the King James Bible What Is the Septuagint? Why Biblical Archaeology Matters Why Do We Lie? Advertise on TGC Other than questions about Santa, the question I am asked most often is about Advent. I made a short video to explain. Ryan Reeves is associate professor of historical theology at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, and he serves as dean of the Jacksonville campus. He and his wife, Charlotte, have three children. You can follow him on Twitter.