Emily C. Heath
It's that time of the year when every website, magazine, and Twitter feed is selling January 1st-dated potential.
King David had great plans, but God had other plans.
Martin B. Copenhaver
Sometimes I think that Christmas, properly celebrated, would not be a fixed date on the calendar.
Kenneth L. Samuel
Make no mistake about it, the entire earth is a declaration of God's awesome power to create and sustain life with wondrous beauty and fathomless splendor.
My little brother's linen and frilled baptismal robe hung in the coat closet at my house for decades.
Martin Luther described sin as life curved in upon itself.
It's the day after Christmas, and I have no idea what the weather is wherever you are reading this.
At the end of the midnight Christmas Eve service, we blow out our candles, the lights come back up and everyone cheers and hollers "Merry Christmas!"
Richard L. Floyd
Christmas gift giving should be a simple matter, but often isn't.
Years ago I appeared in one congregation's home-grown musical rendition of the "The Best Christmas Pageant Ever," based on the book by Barbara Robinson (no relation)—a story of how the neighborhood terrors, the horrible Herdsmen kids, end up being the unlikely stars of the Christmas pageant.