Contributed on Dec 6, 2020
Luke starts with the story of a child... but not Jesus. Luke starts with the birth of John the Baptist? Why? Why would John need to mentioned before Christ was?
OPEN: How many of you have started decorating your house for Christmas? As you drive thru Logansport you’ll see a lot of homes have put up Christmas trees and all kinds of Lights and Nativity scenes, and various other decorations. Out in my front yard, I’ve put up my own decorations: there’s not ...read more
Contributed on Dec 12, 2020
We're all familiar with the story of Mary and Joseph and the baby in the manger... but where does God fit into the story?
A Sunday School teacher had her students put a manger scene in a corner of her classroom. It was the Christmas season, and her pupils were excited as they set up the model barn and covered the floor with real straw and then arranged the clay figures of Mary, Joseph, the shepherds, the Wise Men, ...read more
Contributed on Dec 19, 2020
"No Room" was a declaration by God of what Jesus would experience in His ministry. In fact there are only two places where room will be made for Jesus. Do you know what they are?
There was a Christmas program at a church and a 7-year-old boy was chosen to be the innkeeper. When Joseph and Mary approached looking for shelter his line was to simply say “I’m sorry… but we have no room.” But being a good 7-year-old boy that didn’t seem quite right. He looked at Mary and ...read more
Contributed on Dec 24, 2020
Simeon and Anna don’t get much press. They’re never in any of the nativity scenes; they’re not mentioned in any carols and I’ve never seen a Christmas card with them in it. It’s like … they weren’t all that important! But God thought they were. Find out why.
Frances Green was an 83-year-old woman in California who lived by herself, and whose only means of support was her Social Security check. She didn’t have much money, but for 8 years she’d been sending $1 a year to the Republican National Committee. Well, one day Frances got a fund-raising letter ...read more