WITNESS (John 1:7)

A man about whom Jesus spoke very highly, John the Baptist, sometimes gets overshadowed in the grand view of Christmas. He was the first to celebrate Christmas, he was the first to leap for Joy at the coming of Messiah. 43  And why is this granted to me that the...

Gifts (1 Peter 4:10)

Black Friday and Cyber Monday have come and gone, but that does not mean that our obsession with gift buying is over.  As a culture, the giving of gifts, and the expectations of gifts for Christmas are out of control. Scripture reminds us when it comes to gifts, God...

HOPE (Jeremiah 33:14)

Advent is a season filled with Hope. Children hope for snow days and Christmas gifts. Parents hope for snow plows to keep the schools open, and for Christmas bonuses, and everyone hopes for peace.  In this season I invite you to slow down just long enough to Ponder...