October 21, 2021
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Making Room for Christ

If Christ is celebrated for being born of the Virgin Mary 2018 years ago, what good does that do me if Christ is not born in my heart?  The truth is that Christ came to this world to reclaim not only the world, but all that is in it, especially our...

Thoughts regarding “Turkey” and “Gift” Days

Do we really still want to call it Christmas?  Thanksgiving is now “Turkey Day” and has almost no relation anymore to the early pilgrims eating with the Indians. A recent proposal by the retail industry is that we move Thanksgiving back a day to...

Christmas Calls Us to New Life

During the Vietnam War, an American soldier, Sergeant Daniel Pitzer, was captured in battle by Communist forces known as the Viet Cong. He and other American prisoners endured brutal treatment; they spent every night, and much of the day, confined...

The Meaning of “Merry Christmas”

Americans celebrate the joy of Christmas and the birth of our Savior through giving. Gifts to our families express our belief that the world was saved with the birth of Jesus Christ. Our giving extends beyond our families. Our appreciation is shared...

Christmas Came Late This Year

My wife frantically mentioned to me in a moment of anxiety that “Christmas is a week away and we don’t have the tree up, the Christmas letter is not written and the manger is not outside…”  Yes, the Webster’s are running late this year. Knowing that...

The Story of a Puppy

As we quickly approach the season of Christmas, and we once again celebrate the birthday of our Lord and Savior, I would like to share with you a true story of a puppy. I will let the puppy tell the story. “My name is Diamond. My mother was a...

The Doctor is In

Mrs. Haines sat in the chair next to her daughter Emily and watched as she slept peacefully. It was hard to believe that that this was the same eight-year-old girl who, just a few months before, was as healthy as she was happy. Back then she was...

Goodbye Christmas

Let’s stop using the birth of Christ as an excuse to expand the economy. Increasingly today, nobody cares about December 25th. Rather, it has become just a day for retailers to restock shelves with goods that they have in inventory in hopes of...