Contributed on Dec 1, 2019
There was no room to be found for Mary and Joseph to stay in Bethlehem? Seriously? You'd think someone would have taken pity on a VERY pregnant woman that day, but no one did. Why not?
Several years ago, a church held a Christmas pageant with a group of 4 year-olds. Everything went along pretty well until Mary and Joseph “arrived” at the inn. The 4 year-old Joseph asked: “Do you have any room for us?”. “No,” replied the innkeeper, “the inn is full.” “But it’s so cold outside, ...read more
Contributed on Dec 8, 2019
What did the birth of Jesus bring to the world that offered Hope?
OPEN: I love singing Christmas carols… so I’d like you to join me in singing this one. It’s called “O Holy Night” and it goes like this: “O holy night, the stars are brightly shining. It is the night of our dear Savior's birth. Long lay the world in sin and error pining, till He appeared and ...read more
Contributed on Dec 15, 2019
The most important thing in the lives of the Wisemen was finding Jesus. They went "looking" for Him until they found Him. Is Jesus the most important thing in your life, and how do you know if you've been looking for Him?
OPEN: Yogi Berra was a very famous baseball player back in the 40s, 50s & 60s. Outside of being an big league catcher he was known for some interesting sayings. One of those famous sayings was this: “If you don't know where you are going, you might wind up someplace else.” Back when I was ...read more
Contributed on Dec 22, 2019
Why was it important for God to become human? And why become a human baby?
WE OPENED WITH VIDEO “O, What A Gift” (https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=562729207881472) “I read the story of a woman who saw her friend at church and then, without thinking, said: “Happy Christmas!” The problem was… it was Easter. So, she quickly corrected herself and said, “I’m sorry. I meant ...read more