Contributed on Nov 27, 2004
First message in series geared toward helping Christians get past the decorations to making Christmas meaningful.
Getting Past the Glitter # 1 - Thinking Differently about Christmas Romans 12:2, 1 John 2:15-16 November 28, 2004 Introduction Ah, it’s Christmas season. The air’s getting colder, and the snow’s about to fly, and our thoughts turn to the meaning of Christmas - lots of loot. Not ...read more
Contributed on Dec 5, 2004
Number 2 in the series about getting Christians to go about Christmas differently than the world does.
Getting Past the Glitter #2 - Speaking Differently about Christmas Romans 12:2, Luke 2:8-14 December 5, 2004 Introduction Have you noticed how hard it is to find anybody willing to say "Merry Christmas" anymore, especially people in public places like government offices and retail ...read more
Contributed on Dec 19, 2004
Third message in series, about getting past the rhetoric of Christmas.
Getting Past the Glitter #3 - "Doing" Differently about Christmas Romans 12:2, James 1:26-27 December 12, 2004 Introduction One of the cool things about the holiday season is the abundance of chocolate, at least that’s cool to me. And confident of the fact that there are others like me ...read more
Contributed on Dec 28, 2004
Last in Christmas series, this one about living with a Christmas attitude throughout the year.
Getting Past the Glitter #4 - "Living" Differently about Christmas Romans 12:2, Philippians 2:3-8 December 26, 2004 Introduction Two young boys were spending the night at their grandparents’ house the week before Christmas. At bedtime, the two boys knelt beside their beds to say their ...read more