Tag Archives: Christmas

Creative thoughts for Christmas 2016

The real St. Nick would want you to focus on Christ in you, the hope of glory! Christ makes me merry! Christ isn’t just the first part of the word Christmas. He’s the fire in my soul! Christ didn’t follow a human … Continue reading

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Is there any “room in the inn” for the Headship of Jesus, when we gather in His name?

Is there any room in the inn for the Headship of Jesus, when we gather in His name? When Christ-followers meet without an agenda, the risen Jesus takes the lead. Christ’s birth isn’t about the past. It’s about “Emmanuel”–God with … Continue reading

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Christmas says: “It’s time to feel good!”

It’s time to feel good! All people want to feel good! They search for ways to make that happen. They try entertainment, sports, shopping, social media, parties, alcohol, drugs, sex, making money, and hundreds of other things — all in … Continue reading

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The Christ Holiday!

Don’t keep Christ in Christmas! Let Him out! Celebrate, follow, and obey, The living Jesus everyday! May you enjoy this day, Named for Christ, And encounter Jesus’ love As you gather today With family and friends On this special “Holiday,” … Continue reading

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O Come Emmanuel To Ekklesia

O come, Emmanuel! If God is with us When we gather in His name, Why don’t we allow Him To lead us beyond church And quicken His people To minister to one another, Instead of relying on Our own control and … Continue reading

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Christ’s lights should have every bulb burning (not just one)

Too often church services are like a string of Christmas tree lights with only one bulb burning, which our 21st Century interactive, participatory culture often finds boring. (That may be why so many people are “Dones” — done with church.) … Continue reading

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U Can C Christ Born & Living In Human Beings As People Share His Story In Their Story!

Christmas 2014 has become history, but His story is continual!  See Christ living in regular human beings as ordinary people share His story through their story. Encounter the eternal Word becoming flesh as everyday people enthusiastically express their experiences with … Continue reading

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