This morning I awoke 2 hours before the alarm sounded. I began thinking about Jesus and the season of advent. I started paging through my Bible and… Read more “3 Ways to Possess What Jesus Came to Bring”
I loved these words I read from St. Ambrose (378 AD), when writing of the divinity of Christ. “In one God did the Magi believe, and they… Read more “The cradle & the stars…”
On this day, generations ago… … shepherds worked on the hills watching their sheep. … angels waited. … a prophetess hoped. … an old man longed. …… Read more “God smiled.”
5 Candles, a wreath, Scripture, short prayers… what difference can it make? Why should we do this every day from November 27th to December 24th? We want… Read more “10 Reasons Even Baptists Need To Celebrate Advent”
Some years, Christmas just doesn’t feel like Christmas. There are a lot of reasons for that. It might be that the people we usually celebrate with aren’t… Read more “Hey, Christmas! Not So Fast! – Making Christmas Last”
He’s like a nuclear bomb wrapped in a baby’s toy.
Even in this season when we celebrate Christ’s birth, we can easily work against what He came to do. Remembering that Christ sent us on his mission,… Read more “5 Ways We Work Against Christ at Christmas”