If you would like to make the world a better place, well, Christmas is a good place and time to start. Here are some things to read, ponder, and... put into action.
For Christians, Christmas time is one of the most sacred, most joyous celebrations of the year. What about for people who are thinking about it, but who aren't sure about the whole "reason for the season"?
Could there be reasons for the humble, vulnerable beginnings of Jesus’s life? Let's explore how the Divine design may have been at play from the very beginning of Christ's life.
The word advent means coming or arrival - and it is the spiritual practice of preparing for Christmas. Practicing Advent means we are going to actually do something to make way for the Lord.
There are two stories of Christmas. We usually blend them into one chronological account, but they are very distinct. One appears in the Gospel of Matthew, the other in Luke.
What would have happened if the Lord hadn't been born on earth? This video Bible Study class by Jonathan Rose takes a look.
And His name will be called Wonderful, Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace (Isaiah 9:6). Jesus would be God in human form... The Mighty God. The Everlasting Father.
In the Christmas story, the wise men bring gifts to the Lord: gold, frankincense and myrrh. The gold is listed first, because it is the inmost - signifying good, e.g. the good that we do when we love the Lord and the neighbor.
As the Christmas season winds down, there is with most of us a mix of emotions - some gratitude, some sadness, perhaps a little wistfulness, a blend of inspired, happy memories and much food for thought.