Why 7 Predictions about Jesus’ Birth Matter

The Fulfillment of Prophecies about Jesus’ Birth People are fascinated with prophecy. It’s intriguing to think someone could accurately say ahead of time what’s going to happen in the future. One well known prophet who lived in the 1500’s is Nostradamus. He made a number of prophecies that many people believe have been fulfilled over […]

The Fascinating Story of The Wise Men and Star of Bethlehem

The Mysterious and Delightful Star Of Bethlehem Is there anyone who doesn’t like looking up at the stars on a clear night? Their beauty is enchanting. As you see them sparkling you can’t help but wonder how far away they are? What are they like? How long have they been there? If you’re fortunate you […]

Four Reasons Why Bethlehem is So Special

The Role of Bethlehem in the Plan of God Bethlehem is one of the first things we cover when I teach a Walk Thru The New Testament Live Event. I start by saying, “Everyone knows Jesus was born in Bethlehem. Who else was born there?” Usually someone says “King David.” I reply “Very good!  Who else?” […]

Two Personal Implications for You From Mary’s Song

Mary’s Song Showed She Understood The Implications of Jesus’ Birth Many things happen to us that have significant implications both good and bad. Think about being asked to be in a friend’s wedding.  On the down side, you may have to take time off work. You’ll probably have travel and lodging expenses. It’s likely you’ll […]

Do you Know the Christmas Story? Take the Christmas Quiz

How Well Do You Know the Christmas Story? Everyone in America has grown up listening to the Christmas story. We’ve heard it in church, read it in books and seen it on TV. We know the Christmas story so well we can tell it without looking it up in the Bible, right?  Let’s take a […]

Expectations of the Unexpected at Christmastime

What The First Christmas Teaches Us About Expectations What are you expecting for Christmas? That’s one of those questions that’s pregnant with possibilities. Kids hear the question and think about gifts. Parents, whose grown up kids live far away, think about the precious time they’ll spend with family. A store owner expects to sell all […]

Is God On Your List To Give a Gift To This Christmas?

Getting and Giving Gifts Have you ever been in the awkward situation of not having a gift for someone? If so it was probably either because you procrastinated shopping or someone gave you a gift you weren’t expecting. Most of us have experienced the embarrassment of not having a gift to reciprocate. It takes away […]

What if Santa is really Satan?

Are you ready for The Question, “Is Santa Claus Real?” It’s here parents, that challenging time of the year when you have to deal with the most difficult philosophical question any parent ever faces. Your darling little progeny that you have protected from the sun with 12 layers of SPF 300 sunscreen, you protected from […]