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Christmas Eve Homily

I can remember it as if it were yesterday. It was Christmas Eve, 1968 and I was an eleven year old boy – yes, I am 51 – and I was captivated by the Apollo 8 team, whose dangerous and … Continue reading

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Christmas Poem: Christmas King

I saw You today Resting peacefully In a ceramic cradle.   Your mother’s porcelain eyes Tearfully gazed Towards Your own. She was surrounded By doting shepherds And kneeling kings.   Your human father, With a clay crook in his hand … Continue reading

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4 Minute Devotions: Songs of Joy

Why are atheists so afraid of Christmas and nativity scenes in public places?   Psalm 65:8      Those living far away fear your wonders; where morning dawns and evening fades you call forth songs of joy.   Watching the news … Continue reading

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Christmas: Time for a new Advent?

A great discussion is taking place over at the Presbyterian Bloggers site concerning the meaning and colors of the candles in an Advent wreath. During the discussion, I offered the suggestion that we change the colors and re-code to reflect … Continue reading

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Nashville Nativity Best in the Nation

Two Million Sparkling Lights Will Be On Display at Gaylord Opryland Resort’s A Country Christmas Nashville, TN   (Vocus) November 21, 2008 –   The outdoor Nativity display (www.ChristmasatGaylordOpryland.com) on the iconic Magnolia Lawn of the Gaylord Opryland Resort for … Continue reading

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Political Cartoons: United We Stand

Joe Lieberman and John McCain are getting very pally these days… …are we about to see an Independent ticket for 2008???

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Daily Devotions: Choosing to Serve

Making coffee and sweeping up leaves can also be used to glorify and serve the Lord.  Podcast version here  Psalm 84:10    Better is one day in your courts than a thousand elsewhere; I would rather be a doorkeeper in … Continue reading

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Political Cartoons: Stealing Christmas

President Bush vetoed the proposed Children’s Health Bill again today… …not even the Grinch would do that!

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Sunday Sermon: The Day is Almost Here

There was a lot of talk this week about finding the solutions to Middle East peace. Our president tried to get various Arab groups together, along with the Israelis, to sit down and hammer out some sort of agreement that … Continue reading

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Daily Devotions: Certainty

Romans 8:1 Therefore, there is now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus.  On this day in 1789, Benjamin Franklin wrote the now famous statement that “there is nothing certain in life but death and taxes.” I guess … Continue reading

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