Thanksgiving Theology For 2017

Here we are at the end of 2016.  It is also the last night of Chanukah. I wrote earlier this week that I would celebrate Chanukah by acknowledging the special miracles that God performs on my behalf each night.  I…

Immanuel ~ God With Us!

And it came to pass in those days that a decree went out from Caesar Augustus that all the world should be registered.  This census first took place while Quirinius was governing Syria. So all went to be registered, everyone…

Why You Have to Keep Looking for Christ in Christmas

By Bonnie Fair This was going to be the year I grabbed Christmas by the horns. I started early. The Douglas-fir with its scent of fresh pine just right was purchased and decorated before the turkey was carved and consumed. Boxes from…

Baby Jesus and Soph

I hadn’t looked forward to Christmas since my sweet Mama went to be with Jesus in 2005.  She was the true glue of our family, giving the holidays those special touches only a mother could give.  It was a struggle…