Contributed on Nov 27, 2020
A look at different characters in the Christmas story
Christmas Characters: Zechariah Luke 1:5-80 November 29, 2020 I want you to think about all of the words you have spoken in your lifetime! Most likely, it’s a lot of words and the majority of us can’t remember what we’ve even said. Out of all the words you’ve said since you first began speaking, ...read more
Contributed on Dec 4, 2020
A look at various characters in the Christmas story. This week we look at John the Baptist
John the Baptist December 5, 2020 Have you ever received a Christmas card or bought cards and the picture on the front is magnificent? Maybe it’s a picture of the Shepherds and the angels; or it’s the wise men; maybe it’s Mary, Jesus and Joseph; or a simple star piercing the darkness over the ...read more
Contributed on Dec 12, 2020
A look at the courage and obedience of Joseph
Courageous Obedience Matthew 1:18-25 December 13, 2020 Have you ever watched those TV programs or youtube videos about people who do crazy things. They jump over cars, they do things I wouldn’t do on the ground, but do them 20 stories high. I’m not sure if you call that courage, bravery, or ...read more
Contributed on Dec 18, 2020
A look at the call of Mary and her reaction to being called and how that can help us to follow God's plan in our lives.
Surprise! Surprise! December 13, 2020 Luke 1:26-38 Start with a description of surprising my wife by coming home a day early bringing our son home from North Carolina . . . . ? The Russian poet Boris Pasternak said, “Surprise is the greatest gift which life can grant us.” ? Ralph Waldo Emerson ...read more
Contributed on Dec 21, 2020
On Christmas Eve, a look at Jesus coming into the world to seek and save the lost.
Christmas Eve December 24, 2020 As I was thinking about tonight’s worship, I was thinking about what do I say on a Christmas Eve when you are at home . . . and we are not together celebrating, hugging, shaking hands as we announce the birth of Jesus. In a normal year, there is still the tension ...read more
Contributed on Dec 26, 2020
A final look at the Characters in the first Christmas story. Today we look at Simeon!
Simeon - Waiting for Jesus Luke 2:21-35 December 27, 2020 Have you ever heard about a famous person who was coming to town and you wanted to get their autograph. Maybe if it was an athlete, you put on their jersey and you hoped to see them in real life. Then you have to wait and wait in line to ...read more