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Thanksgiving and Celebration

We’ve just finished celebrating Thanksgiving and now are about to begin the Advent Season culminating in the celebration of the birth of Jesus Christ.  It is an extended season of joy and thanksgiving as we remember the amazingly good gifts of the Lord to us.  Giving thanks to the Lord in this season usually comes […]

The Hope of Advent

It’s so easy to get caught up in the insanity of our times.  If you only read the news headlines every day, it’s nearly impossible to keep from being sucked into the hopelessness that fills the lives of so many around the world.  We need hope to live, and we need hope to fulfill our […]

Testifying to the Greatness of Immanuel, God With Us

The Advent season has begun and what a glorious opportunity it presents for us to make much of Jesus Christ.  Whether you’re single, married, married with young children, empty nesters, or grandparents, the opportunity is there.  While the world around us goes commercial with new, “special” days like Black Friday and Cyber Monday, it just […]

The Radiant Light of the World

Jesus described himself as “the light of the world” in John 8:12. That’s an amazing description when you contemplate its meaning and implications. It’s a theme that each of the gospel writers (with the exception of Mark) used in their accounts of Jesus’ ministry. As the perfect, sinless, Son of God, Jesus was and is […]