Aint Lit Up for No Reason (A Story of Christmas Lights)

Aint Lit Up for No Reason: A Story of Christmas Lights

When new Village Missionaries arrived, they put Christmas lights up around their house. They never dreamed what a difference these lights would make.
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"Joy to the World" is a Christmas Hymn

What a wonderful announcement long ago in a field somewhere on the outskirts of Bethlehem!  Shepherds, paralyzed by fear, heard a stunning and fear-allaying message:And the angel said to them, “Fear not, for behold, I bring you good news of great joy that will be for all the people. For unto you is born this […]
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Black Friday and Christmas

Philippians 2:5-8 I started thinking about these verses when I heard some of the news reports involving “Black Friday.” I heard the story of one woman who “pepper-sprayed” several others, in her rush to get a good deal. In other locations, several were trampled, many were arrested, and people pushed and shoved to get the […]
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Christmas and Cancer

I wrote this post on December 2, before my surgery on Dec. 3.  Didn’t post it until after the surgery.  The words “Christmas” and “cancer” don’t seem to go together.  The word “Christmas” generates mental images of family gatherings, Christmas trees, quaint snow-covered villages and churches, Sunday School pageants, wreaths, and, of course, presents.  Cancer […]
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PlayStation 3 and Christmas

2 Corinthians 8:9: For you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that though He was rich, yet for your sake He became poor, that you through His poverty might become rich.  NASB   The line, which began forming several days before, stretched for several blocks.  When the doors finally opened, people pushed and […]
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