The generation born in the 80s and 90s is well-educated, self-expressive and described by many as Narcissistic or “entitled.”
God draws near to those who groan in body or soul but who seek him anyway.
One excellent activity to keep Christ central in Christmas is to spend time each day pondering the true miracles of the season.
How does one plan a holiday unit? Pick one main activity and then add to it.
Although we are able to enjoy memorable times with our kids, our ultimate job as fathers is to prepare them for adulthood.
Look past the seemingly familiar and seek the Awe And Wonder of Christmas
- November 26, 2013 |
Black Friday, Cyber Monday -- enough already! Christians are called to prepare for Christmas in an entirely different way.
- November 25, 2013 |
Several years ago I realized I was outnumbered. There were more people bringing clutter into my home than I could control.
- November 25, 2013 |
Last year, an atheist group sponsored a billboard in New York City's Times Square proclaiming "Dump the Myth!" beneath a statue of Jesus on the cross. We will undoubtedly see more of the same again this holiday season.
- November 04, 2013 |
Christmas signals the start of something radically new and for that we should rejoice
A Collection of Christmas Audio Messages & Christmas Printables
Single parents, we pray you have an especially Merry Christmas!
We made it! We're in Bethlehem with Mary and Joseph and Jesus.
Tears are OK at Christmas; sometimes they’re the only fitting response to this world. Even our Lord cried at losses and grief.
- December 25, 2012 |
The authenticity of our faith is always being tested, especially during Christmas. It’s not just our words that matter. It’s our genuine responses and actions that also speak to whether our faith is real.
- December 24, 2012 |
Christmas reminds us that God is God and we're not.
- December 23, 2012 |
As American Christians prepare to celebrate the birth of the Son of God with family and friends, safe from the threat of physical persecution and ensconced in our national cocoon of religious liberty and security, let us not fail to “remember the prisoners, as though in prison with them, and those who are ill-treated, since you yourselves also are in the body [of Christ]” (Hebrews 13:3).
- December 22, 2012 |
The trouble with Christmas is that we allow the over-commercialization of the season to get the better of us.
This year, how about giving your family the gifts of prayer, a quiet spirit, and good fruit?