It’s very hard to put a puzzle together when the pieces are all dark. Life is hard to figure out in the dark as well. We need the Light of the World. … More The Light Shines in the Darkness
Advent began with the Fall. We see it partially completed in the birth, life, death, and resurrection of Christ, but it will ultimately be complete by his return and final victory over sin and death. … More Christmas: From the Beginning
The Good News of Christmas can be found in the most unlikely places. We just need to be watching and listening to find the blessing. … More A Donkey and a Prophet
Sharing Christmas from across the ocean helps supporters visualize your life and ministry, good times and bad, the mundane and the extraordinary. What can you share about your Christmas? … More Sharing Christmas Long Distance
What do you do when homesickness hits at Christmas? Be thankful for the old traditions and welcome the new as you share the holiday with others. … More Christmas Old, Christmas New
Are you feeling in a fog this Christmas? Overwhelmed with parties and gift-shopping? Spend a silent night with God. … More Christmas Fog
Focus on the names of Jesus this Christmas. Worship him according to his name. … More Focus on His Names
As I end this Christmas season with a final carol, I was so touched by the words of one that is probably not on your normal repertoire of songs. Thou Didst Leave Thy Throne* shares not only the birth of Christ, but what he left on our behalf to fulfill the will of God the Father. … More Is there room in your heart?
Today’s sermon spoke to the wonder of Christmas and how important it is to really read the scriptures that speak of Christ’s birth. Not only should we read them, but meditate or ponder on them, for there is so much to cause us to wonder in amazement. Today’s carol, What Child is This* speaks to one … More We can wear our boots
We Three Kings of Orient Are* would have been a great carol to sing in my ESL class this month, for it carries great teaching about this part of the Christmas story. My ladies, all from another religious background, wanted to understand why these wise men would bring such gifts to the newborn king. I … More Why such gifts?