Merry Christmas 2009

The following is our annual Christmas letter. Don’t be anxious about things; instead, pray. Pray about everything. He longs to hear your requests, so talk to God about your need and be thankful for what has come. And know that the peace of God (a peace that is beyond any and all of our human […]

Santa is a Bully?

Believe it or not it is true. No, I am not talking about the scene in “Miracle on 34th Street” when Santa hit the psychiatrist with his cane. I am talking about the guy from whom we get Santa Claus. He was a real person named Saint Nicholas. First, let’s talk about how he became […]

Happy Festivus 2009!!!

A FESTIVUS FOR THE REST OF US!!! Today, December 23rd is Festivus. For those of you who do not know the joy of Festivus, feel free to watch the video clip that shows the history of this great holiday. Because we are going to be traveling back to Michigan on Christmas Eve after our church’s […]

This Christmas Blog Post Brought to You by…

Isn’t it sad that many of us would not be surprised if I had said Target or Walmart or Amazon or whatever other retailer you can think of? This time of year is so filled with commercials to buy this latest and greatest toy or gadget. For many years we have had a couple of […]

The Nativity Dance

I saw this video on a friend of mine’s blog. This is what he did at his youth group. I think it is great. Well, other then the fact that it is biblically inaccurate, because the wise men didn’t come until Jesus was a toddler and not when he was a baby. But I will […]

Happy Holidays or Merry Christmas!

I posted the following question on my Facebook status update along with asking it on Twitter. “Why do we (when I say “we” I mean those who are Christ-followers) expect non-Christian companies or people to say Merry Christmas?” I have to honestly say that I really do not care if I go to Walmart and […]