Contributed on Nov 29, 2015
In this message we look at what Christmas is not all about using the cast from Charlie Brown's Christmas as illustrations.
Wow, it’s been fifty years. Sure doesn’t seem like it. December 9th will be the 50th anniversary of the first showing of Charlie Brown Christmas. And while most of us grew up watching the animated special there were a number of hesitations about the show when it was aired. As a ...read more
Contributed on Dec 6, 2015
When Linus answered Charlie Brown's question: Doesn't anyone know what Christmas is all about? He point his friend to Luke 2:8-14. But is Christmas all about that one portion of scripture?
For millions of people over the past fifty years the only exposure they have had to the bible happened each Christmas as Linus read Luke chapter 2 verses 8 to 14 from the King James version in response to Charlie Brown’s questions: Doesn’t anyone know what Christmas is all about. And ...read more
Contributed on Dec 19, 2015
This message looks at how various folks in the Christmas Story responded to what was happening.
Last week we celebrated Christmas with our children’s presentation, which I’m sure Marilyn and her crew would testify is kind of like herding cats. And that was part of the process that led Charlie Brown to ask in frustration, “Isn’t there anyone who knows what Christmas is ...read more
Contributed on Dec 22, 2015
This message was used for our Blue Christmas, Silent Night Service.
What Christmas is all About Silent Night. Start with clip from opening of A Charlie Brown Christmas Contrary to what Linus thought, Charlie Brown was in good company, there are all kinds of folks who feel the same way about Christmas. They are confused because they don’t feel jolly, they ...read more
Contributed on Dec 23, 2015
This is the Christmas Eve message for this series and looks back to Isiah's prophecy that Jesus' name would be called Wonderful
That is the question isn’t it? Doesn’t anyone know what Christmas is all about? And if you’ve been at Cornerstone through December you know that we’ve been trying to answer Charlie Brown’s question. The is the fiftieth anniversary of this iconic Christmas ...read more