Tag: Christmas

Christmas Nativity (John 1:12-13)

I think, before your HOA allows you to put up a Christmas Nativity set in your yard, there should be a mandatory refresher course on who, exactly, should be included in the scene. Our neighbors a couple of streets over (“bless their hearts”), they’re trying so hard. They’ve got Mary, Joseph, little baby Jesus, shepherds, wise men, cows, goats, alpacas,…

Christmas Presents (John 1:14, 10-11)

What is the best Christmas present you ever received? I guess I can’t say for certainty in my years which was the “best,” but I can say that there is one Christmas present I received over twenty years ago that I still use regularly and have no desire to replace anytime soon. Mom and Dad gave me a Callaway Hawkeye…

Christmas Lights (John 1:1-9)

The Wolfes love Christmas lights. We’ve never gone full-blown Griswalds, but we have definitely been close a couple of times. Most years Vanessa, the boys and I line our roof and driveway with red and white lights. We infuse the bushes with white strands and set up a couple of Christmas trees on the lawn. We have been known to…

Christmas Reflections from Sutherland Springs – Birth, Death, Hope, & Joy

This post comes from guest blogger, Pastor Kevin Cornelius. Kevin pastors First Baptist Church of Karnes City, TX which is about 30 miles from Sutherland Springs, where earlier this year the deadliest church shooting on US soil ravaged an entire community. It’s Christmas Eve, and all I can think of is that I have been involved with so many funerals…

Good/Bad Presents…

I decided to try something new in this post… I need some feedback. You may answer one of the two questions, or both… 1. What is the BEST Christmas Present you ever received? Why was it so great? 2. What is the WORST Christmas Present you ever received? Why was it so bad? Feel free to add variations. Maybe you…

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