O Come Let Us Adore Him

I was recently chatting with a few friends about the usual Christmas things we talk about this time of year: shopping, wrapping, family dynamics,…


This Christmas Let God Love You

Holiday travel. It isn’t easy. Then why do we do it? Why cram the trunks and endure the airports? You know the answer. We love to be with the ones…


A Christmas to Remember

When you think back to your childhood, what are your favorite Christmas memories? Did your thoughts surprise you? The reason the question matters…


Two Christmas Pictures

  The first picture is almost perfect. If there was a fire in the fireplace, this could be a holiday card. My tree is sparkling. The…


A Letter From Santa

“For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life” (John 3:16……


Why I’m Disappointing My Kids This Christmas

Merry Christmas! We hope you are enjoying the season and getting lots of opportunities to enjoy family and friends in spite of the crazy that comes…


Christmas with a 2030 Perspective

What do you remember about your childhood Christmas celebrations? How do you want your kids to answer that question someday? If you’re like me, you…


Retail’s Quick Change from Candy to Christmas

I went to Walmart the day after Halloween. The “fun-size” candy was on the discount rack, and the Christmas wrap, ornaments, nativity sets,…


A Jesus Gift Under the Tree

Christmas morning should be a spectacularly fun time for a family. Stockings, presents, family, and church make the day joyful and fill the digital…