Hey! It’s Christmas Day!

“This Gospel anticipates a world far different from C.S. Lewis’s Narnia,where it is “always winter, and never Christmas.” But the promise of the Gospel is that it is always Christmas. To be “in Christ” is to enjoy each morning as a Christmas morning with the family of God, celebrating the gift of God around the tree of … Continue reading “Hey! It’s Christmas Day!”

Some Christmas Advice

                    Christmas is my most favorite time of the year.  I grew up in the northern part of Wisconsin, and my most valuable and tenderest recollections are my Christmases.  I was raised in a Norwegian Lutheran church, (Think: Lutefisk.). Many memories flow from that; the cold, the snow and the […]

A Dangerous Prayer That Was Answered

A Special Christmas Memory Scene 1 October, 1978. A shopping center parking lot in Indianapolis, before stores opened. The place I chose for an extended quiet time with the Lord. Having recently resigned an associate church staff position, God’s Spirit convicted me of pride, and the need for a more others-centered ministry in my next […]

Christmas Carols for the Psychiatrically Challenged

   “A cheerful heart is good medicine,     but a broken spirit saps a        person’s strength.” Proverbs 17:22, NLT SCHIZOPHRENIA – Do You Hear What I Hear?   MULTIPLE PERSONALITY – We Three Kings Disoriented Are   DEMENTIA – I Think I’ll Be Home For Christmas   NARCISSISTIC – Hark The Herald Angels […]