We enjoyed a fun two weeks with Ben, Bonnie, and family AND, later, Josh and Nicole surprised us by driving in from Texas for a few days around Christmas. Continue reading Fun Family Christmas 2018
Thank you to Taryn who posted a comforting perspective of the Newtown, Connecticut, shooting and how that impacts us while celebrating Christmas. This excerpt is from her blog, Waiting on God:
Our world is dark with mourning. Our tears won’t stop. Parents and non-parents have ruptured hearts. Americans’ and non-Americans’ spirits are heavy. All of us grieve. The heart of the Great I Am grieves more than any of us.
The heart of the One who created those precious lives lost in Connecticut and loved them with an unfathomable love. Continue reading “Christmas and Tragedies”
We hope that these “faith lessons” from the announcement and birth of John the Baptist are helpful as you reflect on Christmas and on God’s plans for you. Continue reading Responding to God’s Plan for Us
Be sure to follow the Christmas blog tour on eQuipping for eMinistry. Continue reading Christmas Blog Tour on e4e
My memory of sharing the Christmas story with our Jewish neighbors. Continue reading Joel and Miriam
We invite you to join us this Christmas in meditating on a few of the wonderful names of Jesus as seen in the Advent prophecies of Isaiah 9:6 and Matthew 1: 21 – 23. Continue reading The Names of Jesus