5 Christmas Promises

YOU ARE LOVED For God so loved the world – including you – he sent his only son, Jesus! Through him, for everyone who believes, our sins are forgiven and we have life everlasting! She will give birth to a … Continued

5 Great Traits for Family Gatherings During Holidays

Here are some attitudes that help make the family celebrations great ones as you get together over the holidays.   These are free, beneficial and almost always well received.  I’m blessed with an easy-going family – on both sides. But, I’ve heard … Continued

Seven Fun Worship Team Christmas Ideas

Here are some fun ideas for celebrating the season with your worship team: Solos Pick a good song and a good Sunday to highlight the musical skills of your team members by doing “solos.” Christmas is also a good time … Continued

Five Last Minute Christmas Ideas

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Christmas Gift Ideas: To your enemy, forgiveness. To an opponent, tolerance. To a friend, your heart. To a customer, service. To all, charity. To every child, a good example. To yourself, respect.

5 High Impact Last Minute Christmas Ideas For Pastors

“I can’t believe it’s December!”  I’ve heard it more than once. Time flies when you’re having fun and things really ramp up in the church during this season.  Maybe you’re behind in planning.  Or maybe you just want to do … Continued

Christmas: Less About More and More About Less.

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Here’s an emphasis for this Christmas Season. Christmas: less about more and more about less. Less About More: Make less of commercialized, individualized, over scheduled hoopla.  Don’t allow the stress of the Christmas Season to dampen the joy.  You don’t … Continued

Christmas Worship

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Our Advent / Christmas Series is called Christmas 3:16.  It’s been fun to plan for the month.  It’s always been awesome to see the way people’s gifts can be used for worship and for the kingdom. Thanks, Donna, for creating … Continued

A Christmas Poem

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Gifts and presents all over the floor Wrapping and boxes and bags galore. The fastest day of the year – for kids – is done It’s been big whirlwind, but it sure was fun.   We got Furby quiet and got the new … Continued

Christmas Creates Within Us…

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I recently read an article about how “Christmas creates within us a more generous, loving, and kindhearted spirit” more than any other season or day of the year!  I thought that was a great witness to the message of Christmas – that … Continued

Christmas Encounters

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I’ve been reading the Christmas Story over this last week. So many components from the Christmas story begin with an encounter or experience with God. Zechariah: An angel told him he would have a son.  Because of his disbelief, he … Continued

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