By Joe Mckeever on Dec 17, 2016
Tell it with gusto and love. Tell the story of the birth of Jesus with all the excitement of someone hearing it for the first time. Tell the story without detouring into theories and guesses and myths and controversies.
By Lance Witt on Dec 19, 2016
About 3 years ago, it was the very end of December and I was not in a good place. I was frustrated and honestly I was mad at myself. Our schedule had been out of control and I was worn out.
By H.b. Charles, Jr. on Dec 21, 2016
We assume our congregations know the biblical story and doctrinal meaning of Christmas. So we avoid major texts and look for something new or novel to say about the old, old story.
By Ron Edmondson on Dec 23, 2016
Several years ago, to prepare for a Christmas message, I consulted with two professional Christian counselors in our church.
By David Mathis on Dec 24, 2016
Few things are more tragic than taking Christmas in stride. Its spirit and magic, that alluring sense of supernatural goodness, are not just for children, but even for the grownups.