Black Friday, Cyber Monday -- enough already! Christians are called to prepare for Christmas in an entirely different way.
- November 26, 2012 |
Mary Hunt talks ways to make your Holiday season special without breaking the bank or going overboard on Black Friday.
- November 21, 2012 |
Today, do you shiver as you try to shelter yourself from the freezing winds of nightly news?
The Christmas season is upon us and with it overwhelming encouragement to spend what we have not earned to buy what we cannot afford.
The seriousness of spiritual depression and the need for God cannot be overemphasized.
Here are some useful resources to help you prepare Christmas messages.
If you're struggling with unexpected stops on the journey of faith at Christmas, God has a special message of hope for us.
During the first Christmas season in Japan since nearly 15,000 were killed in an earthquake and tsunami in March, many survivors are searching for answers.
Today I poured over the new titles at the local Christian bookstore. The usual suspects dominated most of the shelf space. One of the most important books in my Christian journey was not prominently displayed. And that is a shame. Because this book has a message that needs to be heard.
No doctrine of the Christian faith rests upon knowing the exact day and year of Christ’s birth.
The Real Saint Nick was a generous soul who gave much more than toys.
"The people who walk in darkness will see a great light. Those who live in a dark land, the light will shine on them" (Isaiah 9:2). Those words from the prophet Isaiah told of the coming Prince of Peace, and of the light and life He would bring.
- December 24, 2011 |
Alas, there are two symbols positioned side-by-side in Pittsburgh, perhaps providentially. They represent two visions.
- December 23, 2011 |
While the quaint, historical aspects of the "little town of Bethlehem" enchant tourists each year, the struggle of its occupants is an ongoing saga.
- December 23, 2011 |
You can’t understand Christmas if you ignore human suffering.
How can we make Christmas new when we've celebrated this holiday so many times? We begin by being fully present.
His only role, it seems, is an usher—to get Mary to the stable in Bethlehem. But there’s much more to Joseph
I have heard that the opening lines of the "Hallelujah" chorus are the most recognizable piece of music the world over.
The second holiday album in the Wow compilation series offers exactly what it promises: a little bit of something for everyone.
- December 20, 2011 |