A Christmas Contretemps

Read Luke 1:26-35 and Matthew 1:18-25 Christmas is just around the corner. By now, you have made plans with your family and friends: there will be ham and turkey, potato salad and sauerkraut, eggnog and fruit punch, gifts and stockings. After all, Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year. But what if Christmas … Continue reading A Christmas Contretemps

Christmas Story for My Son

Read Deuteronomy 6:6-7 A year or so ago, I bought my now two-year-old son his first Bible. It is a beatifully illustrated Bible, with 365 short, five-minutes readings. We made a habit of reaidng it before he went to bed, even though he did not understand it much. Each night, he looked forward to daddy … Continue reading Christmas Story for My Son