A Gift to Be Shared

After seeing them, they reported the message they were told about this child,  and all who heard it were amazed at what the shepherds said to them. -Luke 2:17-18 Merry Christmas! I certainly hope that your Christmas celebration with your family and/or friends is a time of joy and celebration over the birth of Jesus…

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Christmas on a Sunday?!

Let me plead with you: worship Jesus with the gathered body of Christ on Christmas day. This year, as happens from time to time, Christmas falls on a Sunday. Here’s the raw truth: church attendance at most churches on Christmas day is much lower than normal. Why is this the case? In the best case…

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Exodus and Christmas

The story of the Exodus is the Christmas story. You might be thinking, “There are no Christmas prophecies in Exodus.” Read on, dear friend, read on. The apostle John launches his gospel with 18 verses of majestic theological revelation about Jesus as the Word. John 1:14 brings this discussion to its focal point: And the…

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