My First Christmas Memory

My First Christmas Memory

I WAS BORN IN 1948, the first child with eight more to follow. My first Christmas memory was 1955. It was a maturing moment in my youthful development, and one that I will never forget. My father was a Civil Engineer working for the Army Corp of Engineers on Chief...
The Astounding Christmas Message!

The Astounding Christmas Message!

SEVERAL YEARS AGO a friend sent me a life-changing Christmas card. On the front was this simple statement, “Many Men Have Claimed To Be God.”   Underneath appeared the pictures of famous men like Ghengis Khan, Augustus Caesar, Pharaoh, Alexander the Great,...

Class Warfare Ended?

“AND IN THE SAME region there were shepherds out in the field, keeping watch over their flock by night” (Luke 2:8).This text should surprise us. God sent his angelic messengers to shepherds. You and I would have sent them to someone important, maybe the...

Questions for Non Christian Relatives and Friends

Many of you will spend the holidays with relatives and friends that are not Christians. Some of you look forward to this with trepidation. What is there to  talk about? We have so little in common. Often we find conversation difficult. Here are ten questions, supplied...

Christmas is about Authority

Dr. Bruce Ware, professor at Southern Seminary, writes, “We live in a culture that despises authority at every level. (Father, Son, and Holy Spirit, pg 137). This is a problem, for in God’s eyes rebellion is cosmic treason. For this reason the Son of God became...