Contributed on Nov 22, 2010
God's inexpressible gift is a sacrificial gift. What are we willing to sacrifice in order to help others open that gift?
If you’ve been to almost any store lately, you know that Christmas is on its way. Given the stakes for many retailers, it’s not surprising that so many stores begin their preparations for Christmas earlier and earlier every year. According to the National Retail Federation, the holiday ...read more
Contributed on Nov 29, 2010
Jesus gift to us is a relational gift that demonstrates how we can give relational gifts to others.
Unless you’ve completely isolated yourselves for the last week, you’ve been bombarded by all the advertising for the appropriately named “Black Friday”. Perhaps you are even one of the many people who got up early on Friday to brave the crowds in order to get some really ...read more
Contributed on Dec 6, 2010
Jesus’ gift to us is an eternal gift that we get to keep for ourselves and pass on to others at the same time.
This morning I want to ask you to think about your favorite Christmas gift ever. Maybe it was a little red wagon or a shiny new bicycle. Maybe it was an article of clothing or the latest video game. Now let me ask you a question. Where is that gift today? Chances are, we have no idea. Toys become ...read more