A Christmas present from our team to the many who are grieving the loss of a loved one this holiday season. May you rejoice to know what is coming and feel peace at what is already here.
Would we be willing to give up our ideas this Christmas? Or is it too hard to believe in a God that asks hard things of us—unpopular things and countercultural things?
We don’t often speak of the short period when Jesus was an unborn baby Himself. Maybe we should?
The world’s getting angrier and colder. We were struck by how diverse families cultivate humility through religious practices.
So many of our conflicts today stem from a mistaken, deformed notion of love—one that departs sharply from what Jesus Himself taught long ago.
As we think of Jesus during the holidays, let us consider His filial relationship with the Father and what it means to be a family ruled by love and unity.
So much anger. So much despair. So much fear. Could this Christmas be a time to clear the air of some of that in our own relationships, neighborhoods, and homes?
When we feel the “spirit” or “magic” of Christmas, what are we really feeling?
It’s hard for most of us to resist the sheer momentum of America’s consumerist Christmas. But once you’ve witnessed precious families just barely surviving—like Joseph and Mary of old—it’s impossible to celebrate Christmas the same way.
Believers talk a lot about seeking and following Christ, but do we want Him more than all the other many delicious offerings around us? Not always so much.
After years of dealing with depression, at the hardest part of a very hard year, peace has finally come. The only way I can explain it is through God.
You’ve heard it before: “Peace on earth, goodwill to men.” Whether viewed as...