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Unequaled Greatness

I don't make it habit to embed things in this space.  I really don't do that with sermons.  This, however, is a short (8 min.) talk about the greatness of Christ and why we cannot turn from Him.

Ready or not, Santa’s coming to town

Christians struggle with Santa Clause. Seems that you are either not letting the fat-man into your house or he's all over the house in decorations ad nauseum.  We love him or we hate him.  Surely the world looks at us... Continue Reading →

What about those Socks?!

We like to dress them up and call them "stockings" - oooooo - but they're really just decorated socks large enough to stuff things in. Reality check: We hang them up (weird). We hang them up over a fireplace off... Continue Reading →

Christmas Symbols – Trees

"So, what is so special about trees and Christmas?"  I asked my ever-attentive family over our morning devotions.  Specifically, Christmas trees - evergreen trees.  I mean, how many of us have a Magnolia in our front room?  (What a mess;... Continue Reading →

What should Christians do with Christmas Symbols?

I recently read a portion of a book written by Noel Piper (John Piper's wife; he's pastor of Bethlehem Baptist Church in Minneapolis, MN).  In it, she talks about their own personal practice of excluding Santa from their celebrations. She... Continue Reading →

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