A fully present Christmas 

A fully present Christmas 

Many of us will have more opportunities to connect with other people this Christmas season than we did last year. Let’s make full use of that opportunity by being truly and fully present with others. We can’t take anything for granted… people, time, health, life. All...
Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas!

At Christmas we celebrate the coming of Jesus in human flesh. As an infant, he was at his most defenseless. Jesus entered an insecure situation, where his parents were poor and traveling in an unfamiliar land. He entered a fallen world—one where a powerful king was...
Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas!

I’ll be taking the next two weeks off my blog for Christmas, so will see you back here on January 5th. Have a blessed Christmas holiday!
Christmas shopping? Consider Becoming Barnabas

Christmas shopping? Consider Becoming Barnabas

If so, check out my latest book: Becoming Barnabas. This would make a great Christmas present. Becoming Barnabas is a book designed for ordinary people– short and eminently readable– that drills down in practical ways on communication skills in the church...
And a great light came into the world

And a great light came into the world

Now there were in the same country shepherds living out in the fields, keeping watch over their flock by night. And behold, an angel of the Lord stood before them, and the glory of the Lord shone around them, and they were greatly afraid.   Then the angel said to...

Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas to all and to all a good night! I’ll be taking a break from my blog until after the New Year.  Have a blessed Christmas as we celebrate the incarnation of our Lord and Savior Jesus.

The Word became Flesh

9 The true light that gives light to everyone was coming into the world. 10 He was in the world, and though the world was made through him, the world did not recognize him. 11 He came to that which was his own, but his own did not receive him. 12 Yet to all who did...

The Grand Miracle

C.S. Lewis called the incarnation “the Grand Miracle.” He wrote this: “The central miracle asserted by Christians is the Incarnation…. Every other miracle prepares for this, or exhibits this, or results from this…. It was the central...