Reflections on Christmas

For a child will be born to us, a son will be given to us; And the government will rest on His shoulders; And His name will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Eternal Father, Prince of Peace. Isaiah 9:6 Every year on Christmas Eve before going to bed, Brandy and I put the presents... Continue Reading →

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Faces of Christmas – Magi

  2 Now after Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea in the days of Herod the king, magi from the east arrived in Jerusalem, saying, 2 “Where is He who has been born King of the Jews? For we saw His star in the east and have come to worship Him.” Matthew 2:1-2 We... Continue Reading →

Faces of Christmas – Simeon

  25 And there was a man in Jerusalem whose name was Simeon; and this man was righteous and devout, looking for the consolation of Israel; and the Holy Spirit was upon him. 26 And it had been revealed to him by the Holy Spirit that he would not see death before he had seen the Lord’s Christ. 27 And he came in the Spirit... Continue Reading →

Love Your Neighbor

God tells us in the Old Testament and the New Testament that the greatest commandment is to love the Lord with all your heart and the second is to love your neighbor. Then we have the golden rule. We are to do unto others as we would have done unto us. This rule can be... Continue Reading →

Christmas Memories 

What is your favorite Christmas memories or traditions? I have two of them.  1. I enjoy the candle lighting service at my church. The past two years I did not attend one. This year my family will be attending the one at our new church. It is such a beautiful time of worship.  2. Spending... Continue Reading →

#MerryChristmasStarbucks

This morning I saw this hashtag on Twitter. I was curious as most of you probably were. So evidently a pastor was offended because Starbucks was using plain red cups for the Christmas season. I have not been real big into Starbucks so I did not understand at first. Evidently according to this pastor this... Continue Reading →

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