Keeping Christ in Christmas?

Keeping Christ in Christmas?

“Keep Christ in Christmas!” “Jesus is the reason for the season!” “It’s OK to say Merry Christmas!” I get it.  Faithful Christians (and even some of the “twice-a-year” variety) get frustrated and upset about greetings and wordings that avoid using “Christ” and “Jesus” or other spiritually significant phrases.  So, they post comments like those above Continue reading Keeping Christ in Christmas?

California Shootings

When we look at this from human, this-world-only perspective then we have many reasons to be fearful, even desperate for retribution.  But those who walk with Christ have another perspective that informs their thoughts and actions. “O death, where is your sting?  O grave, where is your victory?” ~1 Corinthians 15:55 Source: California Shootings Originally Continue reading California Shootings

Come, Thou Long-expected Jesus

Come, Thou Long-expected Jesus Come, Thou long-expected Jesus Born to set Thy people free. From our fears and sins release us; Let us find our rest in Thee. Israel’s Strength and Consolation, Hope of all the earth Thou art– Dear desire of every nation, Joy of every longing heart! Words:  Charles Wesley, 1744 Music: Rowland H. Continue reading Come, Thou Long-expected Jesus

Where is meaning found?  (Part 1 of “IMUD” Series)

Where is meaning found? (Part 1 of “IMUD” Series)

C.S. Lewis’ book entitled Abolition of Man gives us some important thoughts on the meaning of “meaning.”  Three key points include: 1—Meaning is not to be found only in ones inner perception of a thing. 2—Another person’s interpretation of my perception of a thing very much depends, to use another phrase from another of Lewis’ Continue reading Where is meaning found? (Part 1 of “IMUD” Series)