unwrapping the joy of Christmas

Unwrapping The Joy Of Christmas Future

I’ve been reading through the birth narrative and the beautiful redemption story that unfolds in Matthew and Luke the past few weeks, and I just keep thinking about how messy the events leading up to the first Christmas really were. Our Redeemer was born in a stable. With earthly parents on the run to ensure …

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Unwrapping The Joy Of Christmas Present

Did you get super excited for Christmas as a kid? Especially when it came to presents? I sure did! Every year Mom would ask me what I wanted for Christmas and I’d write down a list that could fill a football stadium. All those toys and gadgets brought such temporary joy into my life. But …

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Unwrapping The Joy of Christmas Past {Santagate}

I don’t know how it was growing up in your home around Christmas, but Santa and baby Jesus fought for top billing in our home every Christmas. Until I caught mom and dad in the act one Christmas Eve “helping” Santa out with cookie eating and gift delivery. Score a victory for Detective Nicki that …

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