Boy we sure have seen our share of celebrity deaths this year haven’t we? As I write this, they have just taken Carrie Fisher’s Mom, Debbie Reynolds to the hospital for what appears to be a stroke. This year has seen Carrie Fisher, David Bowie, Lemmy (Singer), Glen Frey (Eagles Singer), Abe Vigoda, Alan Rickman … More Why is 2016 So Angry?
There are so very many things to understand about Christmas and Jesus birth that an entire volume could be written on it, but I would like to share just a few of them that I find fascinating. One, it is incredible easy to miss out on miracles when you get to “busy with yourself and … More Understanding Jesus Birthday
When you think of Christmas, what thoughts come to mind? Do you immediately focus on shopping, gifts, entertaining, and cooking, or do you remember that Jesus’ birth is the main event? Even if your initial thoughts are about that first Christmas, you could miss some of life’s most important lessons if you don’t move beyond … More Jesus’ Birth
Who is Jesus? That’s a question every Christian should be able to answer correctly and confidently, yet many of us feel totally inadequate to explain who He is. We’ve been saved and baptized, we attend church regularly, and even give to the ministry of the church. But if someone questions us about Jesus, sometimes we … More Who Is This Jesus?
As a child, I can remember that I used to love just sitting in front of our Christmas tree and I was mesmerized by the lights and how they danced. I could sit there and watch those lights for hours at a time. The anticipation of what was under the tree was just the best … More Silent Night
“Hark the herald angels sing, glory to the newborn King.” I get chills everytime I hear or sing this beautiful Christmas tune. So many times we sing the songs and get joy from them, but how often do we stop to actually learn what the words are telling us? Hark the Herald Angels Sign tells … More Hark The Herald Angels Sing
My guess is that God often wonders when we are going to be willing to be put our faith to the test. We sit around and wonder why things are not working out as we want them to. We ask God, “Are you not hearing my prayers? I have prayed for this over and over, … More Faith as a Verb