How can you reflect the light of Christ?
Ready or not, here comes a brand new year! The past couple of years have brought their share of challenges, but a new year always brings a chance for a fresh start, a new beginning, a reset! So what are you looking to do in 2022? Let me give you a goal to strongly consider… Reflect the Light of Christ in the new year! With Christmas, we celebrated the arrival of the Light of the World, Jesus Christ; but He calls us to be the light too! 14 “You are the light of the world…
What does Christmas mean to you?
What does Christmas mean to you? People answer that in lots of ways, but if you’re a Believer, you know that Christmas is a celebration of the birth of our Savior, Jesus Christ, the light of the world! The truth is, the world is a very dark place; but when John introduces Jesus in his Gospel, he makes clear that Jesus came to shine light in the darkness (John 1:5). So how does Jesus bring light to our dark world? In the opening verses of his Gospel, John presents five dis
What's Your Favorite Christmas Song?
I heard on the radio this morning that the runaway favorite on the “Billboard” charts is Mariah Carey’s “All I want for Christmas”. Apparently that one has been on the top of the charts during this season for years. Maybe that song is a favorite of yours; or maybe some others come to mind, like the classic hymns of the season. Choosing a favorite among those hymns is like trying to choose a favorite child; it can’t be done! During this Advent season, we’ve been exploring “C
Christmas is getting closer every day! This week, as we continue our Advent series, Christmas in the Gospels, we’re taking a close look at Matthew’s Gospel to see what he has to say about Jesus’ arrival. Matthew focuses his attention on three key areas - Jesus’ genealogy, Joseph’s dilemma and the Wise Men’s journey. In this article, I’ll cover the lesson God has for us in Joseph’s story, but I encourage you to click on the link at the end to listen to the other two lessons