Contributed by Paul Stokes on Dec 20, 2005
Carol Service sermon asking whether we regard the Christmas story as merely a story, or are there facts which should make us sit up and respond?
Christmas is a wasteful time !
Not a waste of time, but a wasteful time. In 1998 the UK threw away 2.5 billion cards, worth £350 million in the shops. If you stuck these cards end to end they would have stretched 236,000 miles - that’s nine times round the globe!
We used a massive 85,000