Archive for December, 2015

Preaching During Christmas

Wednesday, December 23rd, 2015

Some years, I think, I’m just going to forget about Christmas preaching altogether, because I don’t think I should allow this tradition to effect what I’m going to preach.  I don’t have to preach Christmas messages.  I don’t feel pressure coming from our congregation to do that.  So why do I go ahead and preach […]

Christmas Music

Saturday, December 19th, 2015

I’m appreciative of the work our musicians put into music about the birth of Christ.  I know people do this because they believe in it.  The incarnation of Christ is a fitting theme for music.  It is worthwhile reason for worship.  It is traditional as well.  The three major events in Jesus earthly life as […]

Why a Unique Celebration of the Birth of Christ in December?

Sunday, December 13th, 2015

Why should we start thinking about the birth of Christ at December, when so many say we shouldn’t?  First, even if we don’t know the month or day of Jesus’ birth, we do know He was born, so His birth should be celebrated at some time.  The angels celebrated it, the shepherds did, Joseph and […]

Thinking about Thinking

Saturday, December 5th, 2015

As human beings, we do what at least one thing that no other living creature does, that being, we think about what we think.  We can think about what we’re thinking.  We can examine our own thoughts as to whether those thoughts are right.  What do you think of your thinking about God?  Is it […]