The days before Christmas speed by as we add into our busy days the bountiful extras of the holiday season. Last week, to start our Advent awareness, we set our hearts and minds on receiving the interruptions of God. Trusting that the Sovereign God is involved in our days is a habitual thought we must … More He’s Still Coming! (Advent Week Two)
When we live with our eyes on Jesus, the Word, others see Him in us! … More He’s Coming!
I’m not very trendy. Politically correct speech, trite talk and insincere platitudes irritate me. Common cultural controversies seldom speak my heart or compel me to take a stand. With that stated, you might not be surprised that hearing Season’s Greetings or Happy Holidays doesn’t offend me. In fact, if you don’t believe in Jesus Christ as the … More You Can Have a Christ-less Christmas
It seems to be a rather odd song, doesn’t it? What could assorted birds, maids ‘a-milking,’ drummers and dancers have to do with Christmas? You might be surprised. Before we start exploring the story, though, why not download a free coloring book to go with it at the DLTK site? Then listen to the song as … More Who wants a Partridge in a Pear Tree?
Christmas creates more expectations than most any other time of the year. We are tempted to cram all our hopes for mankind into our celebrations. That sets us up for conflict and disappointment. “Joy to the world” is what we long for…frustration and failure is often what we feel. When Isaac Watts wrote Joy to the … More Exceeding Expectations