Contributed on Dec 5, 2006
One can never start too early to get ready for something really big.
Isaiah’s Audacious Hope Isaiah 7:14 Rev. Brian Bill 12/3/06 Do you know that after today, there are only 21 more shopping days left until Christmas? Some people panic when they hear this but for me it means that I still have three weeks before I have to begin my shopping! Doesn’t it seem ...read more
Contributed on Dec 10, 2006
The angels gave the Christmas message. Will you deny and doubt, are you uncertain but willing to surrender, are you ready to accept and act, and do you believe and will you broadcast the good news?
The Angels’ Plea for Peace Luke 2:9-14 Rev. Brian Bill 12/10/06 Yesterday I drove up to Milwaukee to celebrate my mom’s 70th birthday with my four sisters. One of my sisters had a pretty cool idea a couple weeks ago. She told all of us to order a black t-shirt with the words, “Mom likes me ...read more
Contributed on Dec 17, 2006
The shepherds were attentive, in awe, they accepted, the acted and they adored.
The Shepherds’ Joy about Jesus Luke 2:8-20 Rev. Brian Bill 12/17/06 A survey was done to see which characters from the advent account most people identify with. How many of you think its Mary? Joseph? The wise guys? Anyone for Herod? Not surprisingly, the shepherds came out on top by ...read more
Contributed on Dec 24, 2006
A first-person narrative of Joseph, showing his dilemma and his decision.
Joseph’s Tenacious Love Matthew 1:18-25 Rev. Brian Bill 12/24/06 [Note: A spike was placed under every chair in the auditorium] It’s a bit awkward for me to be speaking to you today because I’m known as a man of very few words. I may look like one of your long-winded pastors but my name ...read more