It was the first Sunday of December. Fall 2018 was very busy and demanding around Crossings, and we were getting ready to head into a season that would make the fall season look like a stroll in the park.
So I took the Sunday right after Thanksgiving off and stayed home.
I liked Jimmy Carter. He seemed committed to his faith and was not ashamed to be a Christian.
I found myself interested in George H.W. Bush due to all the positive things being said about him personally as a husband, father, and friend. There are many reasons I like the Bush family, and this post will explore a few of them.
As a pastor and a believer in Jesus, it is a tremendous challenge to present the Advent story in the midst of a cultural holiday celebration that has little to do with the one who started the whole idea in the first place.
Telling the great story of the birth of Christ is somewhat difficult to tell year after year. What more is there to say? What more can we learn? Or what more must we learn?