Merry Christmas

“When they saw the star, they rejoiced exceedingly with great joy” (Matthew 2:10 ESV). Finally, the prophecy from Isaiah 9:6 had been fulfilled.  “For a child is born to us, a son is given to us.  The government will rest on his shoulders.  And he will be called:  Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince…

The One Must-Have Gift for Christmas

If your email inbox is anything like mine is this time of year, then you too are being bombarded with electronic advertisements. Some companies seem to think that one message a day is not enough, so multiple messages (5+ a day) are sent with a myriad of catchy subject lines like: “Must-Have Gifts – For…