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The Good News of Christmas-Part 1 (Luke 2:7)

This entry is part 6 of 7 in the series Uncommon

This entry is part 6 of 7 in the series Uncommon On an unusually blue-sky afternoon in March 2015 I stood with seven intrepid explorers from Highland on the ancient stones of the Forbidden City. Our visit fell several days after the Chinese New Year. This holiday left factories vacant and the smog they produced […]

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A Memphis Wish on Christmas Day, 2014

  May you find respite this morn from the grit and grind of life. May you feel joy for this moment when grace landed in our midst. May this rendezvous between heaven and earth grant you peace. May His birth that starry night lead you to thanks and giving. May you know that the One […]

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Mary’s Three Gifts: #1-Birth

This entry is part 1 of 3 in the series Mary's Three Gifts

This entry is part 1 of 3 in the series Mary’s Three Gifts   Contemptible Creche A friend recently shared with me how his wife set out a favorite nativity set on their coffee table. It was one of those artistic sets which catches the eye and calls for attention. A work of art. But […]

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Arrival: Who’s Coming? (John 1:1-5)

This entry is part 1 of 1 in the series Arrival

This entry is part 1 of 1 in the series Arrival In 2005, conservative author John Gibson released his book entitled, The War on Christmas. In it, Gibson described ways in which the public celebration of Christmas is being pushed out of mainstream culture. For example, in some communities or venues, public nativity scenes and Christmas […]

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