I’m Dreaming Of A Small Christmas

The season of Advent is so packed with significance, both personal and historical, that we can’t even begin to scratch its surface. As the evangelist, John, writes at the end of his book—if all the things Jesus said and did were written in books, the whole world would not be able to contain them! Each […]

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Christmas: The Fairy Tale That Must Be True

Have you ever stopped, just for a second, and considered the far-fetched claims of Christianity at Christmas time? During this particular holiday, Christians all over the world—millions and millions of them—pause to contemplate a first-century middle eastern infant, mothered by a teenage girl who had never been with a man, born dirt poor and from a […]

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The Love of God…More Than A Second-Hand Emotion

One of the most remarkable things that has ever been said is that the God who made the universe loves us. To better understand the weightiness of this, we have to understand the meaning of love. Love as we understand it is typically associated with feelings that come and go. One pop song tells us that […]

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If We’re Not Offending Anyone, Are We Being Faithful?

The following post attempts to answer an excellent question I receive occasionally about an emphasis at Christ Presbyterian Church that we call “hospitable worship.” Question: “When you make your ministry and services ‘hospitable’ to people who do not embrace Christian teaching, don’t you risk compromising your commitment to biblical truth? Doesn’t the Bible say that Christians will be the […]

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