Christmas

The Love of Christmas

We covered Ephesians 3:18-19 recently at Perryville Second Baptist Church. Strange interpretations have been given on these words “the breadth and length and height and depth…” Some very old writers said it refers to the cross as the cross has four directions and Paul...

Children’s Book Review — Just Nicholas by Annie Kratzsch

About the Book From Amazon: Read the true story of Saint Nicholas of Myra, the man who gave what he had to help others because he was grateful for what God had given him. As a young boy, Nicholas learned the story of Jesus from his parents. When he grew up, he lived...

2019 Advent Devotionals – Christmas Eve

Whether or not the liturgical calendar is even on your radar, we hope these devotions give you an opportunity to think about the incarnation, the reason Jesus came, and afford you the opportunity to dialogue with your family and others about the glory and greatness of...
2019 Advent Devotionals — Week 2

2019 Advent Devotionals — Week 2

Whether or not the liturgical calendar is even on your radar, we hope these devotions give you an opportunity to think about the incarnation, the reason Jesus came, and afford you the opportunity to dialogue with your family and others about the glory and greatness of...

2019 Advent Devotionals — Week 1

2019 Advent Devotionals — Week 1

Whether or not the liturgical calendar is even on your radar, we hope these devotions give you an opportunity to think about the incarnation, the reason Jesus came, and afford you the opportunity to dialogue with your family and others about the glory and greatness of...

Are We Against Santa or For Truth?

Are We Against Santa or For Truth?

"Do you know what your daughter did?" my in-laws asked me. They were clearly quite concerned and disappointed in her. Knowing my daughter's behavioral issues, I readied myself for the worst. "She told her cousins Santa Claus isn't real," they said. Phew! I breathed a...

What I Tell My Kids About Santa Claus

What I Tell My Kids About Santa Claus

Contrary to the dogged assertions of certain people on this blogging team, and despite my generally Grinch like disposition, I love Christmas! I love the songs, the change of weather, the beautiful displays and decorations, and of course I love the food! At least half...

How Not to Be a Heretic this Christmas

How Not to Be a Heretic this Christmas

The great hymn writer Charles Wesley once wrote: Veiled in flesh the Godhead see; Hail th’incarnate Deity, Pleased with us in flesh to dwell, Jesus our Emmanuel. (source) This is a most beautiful and theologically rich line, but it's not without some historical...

Guess Who’s Coming to Town?

Guess Who’s Coming to Town?

This Christmas I want you to be prepared for someone who is "coming to town." And, no, I do not mean Santa Claus. It seems every Christmas a few people always appear on the scene and present situations where Christians need to respond appropriately. Four people who...

A Christmas Gift for You

A Christmas Gift for You

She will bear a son, and you shall call his name Jesus, for he will save his people from their sins. - Matthew 1:21 'Tis the Season It's the most wonderful time of the year. But not just because the kids will be jingle belling. I love this time of year because...