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The Mixed Messages of Christmas

[From the archives.] Luke 2 is full of wonder, telling the story of Jesus’ birth, God himself being born as a baby in a simple manger. This was news worth telling as the angel demonstrated by announcing it to  shepherds, … Continue reading

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Joseph’s Pregnant Expectations: an advent tale

[Advent begins this Sunday, so I offer this post from the archives imagining what that first Advent must have been like for Joseph.] *** I didn’t get any sleep last night. I haven’t been sleeping well for a while, in … Continue reading

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Christmas – the holiday with mixed messages

[From the archives.] Luke 2 is full of wonder, telling the story of Jesus’ birth, God himself being born as a baby in a simple manger. This was news worth telling as the angel demonstrated by announcing it to  shepherds, … Continue reading

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Joseph’s Pregnant Conversations – an advent tale

[From the archives: imagining what that first Advent must have been like for Joseph.] *** I didn’t get any sleep last night. I haven’t been sleeping well for a while, in fact. My friends say that’s normal for someone about … Continue reading

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Immanuel, God with Us

A happy and blessed Christmas to you all, Tim *** Isaiah 9:6-7 (ASV) For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given; and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called … Continue reading

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Christmas Doom and Joy: the Holiday with Mixed Messages

Luke 2 is full of wonder, telling the story of Jesus’ birth, God himself being born as a baby in a simple manger. This was news worth telling as the angel demonstrated by announcing it to  shepherds, people who knew … Continue reading

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Immanuel, God with Us

A happy and blessed Christmas to you all, Tim *** Isaiah 9:6-7 (ASV) For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given; and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called … Continue reading

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