Tag Archives: Holidays

The Case for Christmas: Setting the Record Straight

The Case for Christmas: Setting the Record Straight

The Son of God became a man to enable men to become sons of God. ~ C. S. Lewis, Mere Christianity Introduction Holidays just bring out the best in us. Whether it’s roses and chocolates for Valentine’s Day, or baskets of candy for Easter, or flags and fireworks for the Fourth of July, we love

How to Make It Through the Holidays When You Don’t Feel Very Grateful

It’s that time of year again. Pumpkins are put away, Christmas décor in beginning to fill the stores, and there’s one more big Holiday to celebrate before the Christmas jingles hit the airwaves – Thanksgiving. As Christians we know we are supposed to “give thanks is all circumstances” (1 Thessalonians 5:18) and “give thanks to

The God Who Sees

She gave this name to the Lord who spoke to her: “You are the God who sees me,” for she said, “I have now seen the One who sees me.” – Genesis 16:13 On November 11, 1921, the United States laid to rest the remains of a World War I soldier, his name “known but to

Pause: Taking Notice this Holiday Season, Doing Less and Treasuring Christ More

This Christmas season we’re trying to spend less, ask for less, want less, wish less, and get less. – Ruth Schwenk “I need to get going on my wish list!” In the busyness of recently moving, we’ve lost track of time. It seems like we were just wrapping up summer, packing our house, and finding

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