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Christmas Gifts

Posted by Rick Bates on

“I have always thought of Christmas as a good time: a kind, forgiving, generous, pleasant time; a time when men and women seem to open their hearts freely, and so I say, God bless Christmas.”  Charles Dickens Can you believe Christmas is here? If your home is anything like...

He Came to Be in the Fire

Posted by Karlson Wong on

Fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God; I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with my righteous right hand. Isaiah 41:10 I attended a wedding a few weeks back and really lost myself in tears during worship (love it when that happens!). We...

Advent Hope

Posted by Martin Radford on

I wait for the Lord, my whole being waits, and in his word I put my hope. I wait for the Lord more than watchmen wait for the morning. Psalm 130:5–6 In some of the more traditional churches, advent is celebrated using a wreath of 5 candles: one each...

Christmas and All That

Posted by Stephen Birkett on

The people walking in darkness have seen a great light; on those living in the land of deep darkness a light has dawned. For to us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will be on His shoulders; and He will be called Wonderful Counsellor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father...

Baby Kicks

Posted by Brett Hilliard on

The Christmas story never gets old to me. To be honest, I never really read it during the rest of the year. Somehow in July, the arrival of the Christ-child doesn’t grab my interest. But when December hits, I always turn to the story again and try to squeeze out some interesting new...

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