December 23, 2016
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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December 23, 2013
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 […]
December 20, 2011
Philippians 2:5-8I 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 bargains […]
December 7, 2007
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 generates images of hospitals, doctors, bald heads, and perhaps even death. Cancer should not even be mentioned in the same sentence […]
December 8, 2006
Jesus desired that we might experience His true riches, so He laid them aside, came to the poorest of countries, was born as the poorest of poor, and eventually was hung on a cross, all for our benefit and the glory of His Father.