Many people are intimidated by Jesus Christ. Sometimes he seems too good to be true.
- December 13, 2012 |
Some things we understand and therefore believe. Christmas is a miracle of another order.
- December 12, 2012 |
While bloggers have rightly been criticized for being too negative at times, blog commenters can be equally ruthless. I’d like to address this briefly today in the hope that I can help us all think well about how we interact online.
- December 11, 2012 |
An editorial appeared in the September 21, 1897, edition of The New York Sun titled "Is There a Santa Claus?" It was a reply to a query sent by an 8-year-old girl named Virginia. She asked her father if there was a Santa Claus, and he suggested she write to The Sun and ask, telling her, "If you see it in The Sun, it’s so."
- December 10, 2012 |
If you want to go to heaven, you've got to get off your high horse.
- December 10, 2012 |
Caesar Augustus never met Joseph or Mary and he never knew of a certain Jewish baby born in a village outside of Jerusalem.
- December 09, 2012 |
Two thousand years have passed and Jesus still divides people today.
- December 08, 2012 |
The light of heaven has come to earth. Will you open your eyes to see it?
- December 07, 2012 |
Recently I attended an outstanding Christmas hand bell concert; the Savior was exalted. I also enjoyed the conductor’s brief comments about particular pieces.
When sinners are drowning (and trust me…they are!), don’t tell them to paddle harder and kick faster. Throw them the life-line of amazing grace.
The Mayan apocalypse -- predicted for December 21 -- is looming large. How are we to think Christianly about this?
All human fathers must go. But Jesus is a father forever!
- December 05, 2012 |
This Christmas do not be swept away by the illusory claims of consumerism; instead, revel in God’s gracious gifts, drink deeply the joy of relationships and life and the wonder of this wonderful season—these will leave you truly satisfied and debt free!
An intriguing editorial in TIME magazine noted how "A Christmas Story" had become the quintessential American film for Christmas, replacing "It’s a Wonderful Life."
We need to resign as general manager of the universe.
- December 02, 2012 |