Christmastide

It’s Christmastide! Christmas is finally here, and with it are the songs dedicated to the newborn king. This little child in a manger, who depended entirely on his mother and father to survive. Such is the story of this special newborn child that put Himself...

Peace

Peace on Earth Goodwill to men. PEACE!   “P E A C E” (Live at Hillsong Conference) – Hillsong Young & Free   “The Promise“ by Michael Card   Angels We Have Heard On High   “The First Noel“         Thanks!   Attachments...

Holy Land Christmas

This last week, I got to visit the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem, Israel. My wife and I were on a cruise for our 25th anniversary. Israel was one of our stops.  Being in the Holy Land this time of anticipation was awe inspiring.  You see, we also got to visit...

Second Sunday in Advent

Love, The Candle is Love. Purple, Blue, whatever color you want…it stands for Love. The love of God who loved us so much as to come to us. As we reflect on the love that will come, the love that is here Listen to these songs. Ask yourself: what do they say about...

Advent Has Begun

So Advent is upon us. It brings with it the sounds and smells of the coming holiday season. As I wrote about last week, Advent and Christmas are different holiday seasons. In one season we wear Purple (blue for you Lutherans… lol), in the other we wear white....

Advent is Coming

As we soon begin the Advent season, I am humored by so many that think Advent and Christmas are the same thing. They are definitely related, yet distinctly different. Christmas is the celebration of “Christ With us”. Advent is the celebration of the...