Monthly Archives: December 2011

Christmas Challenge

All credit for today’s post goes to Pastor Alex Kennedy of Kingsland Baptist Church in Katy, TX. In his Christmas Eve service, Pastor Alex issued a challenge. When we pack away our Christmas decorations—the lights and tinsel and giftwrap and … Continue reading

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Christmas Gift

Though I soon forget most of the gifts I receive at Christmas, two special ones stand out in my memory—one from when I was about five and another some twenty-five years later. In my youth, I was quite the tomboy. … Continue reading

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The Music of Christmas

O Come, O Come Emanuel — Come Thou Long-Expected Jesus It Came Upon A Midnight Clear –Silent Night –O Holy Night Once in Royal David’s City — O Little Town of Bethlehem Under A Feeble Stable Light — Away in a Manger — What … Continue reading

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The Light of Christmas

One of the Christmas traditions I love most is the lights. What fun it is to drive through the neighborhoods and see how people have used lights to decorate their homes, from the simplicity of white bulbs outlining a house … Continue reading

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Season of Peace and Good Will – Pt. 2

My friend, Brenda Gust, is back today to finish her admonition for us to be different from the rest of the world. So many times as Christians, we are far more judgmental of struggling sinners than non-believers. We cloak our … Continue reading

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Season of Peace and Good Will?

The other day while driving, I listened to the news about Black Friday, where a woman used pepper spray to keep other people away from the deals she wanted. And a grandfather who was arrested, even though he claimed he … Continue reading

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Dealing With Disappointment

 This morning, my Bible study took me to Daniel 2, where I marveled at Daniel’s obedience to God, even in the face of death. If it had been me, I’d be thinking, “I’m going to be killed along with all … Continue reading

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