Three Kings came riding from far away, Melchior and Gaspar and Baltasar; Three Wise Men out of the East were they, And they travelled by night and they slept by day, For their guide was a beautiful, wonderful star. The star was so beautiful, large and clear, That all the other stars of the sky … Continue reading The Three Kings (Longfellow)
Oh, Prince of Peace, help your people to establish your reign of shalom in our war torn world. Use your Body, the global church, to obliterate the dividing walls of hostility we have erected.
Why are so many Christians caught up in the goings-on at Caesar’s palace on the week our hearts and minds should be making their way to Bethlehem’s manger?
Those who carry a "father wound" often subconsciously project their pain, anger, or fear onto their Heavenly Father. They may picture God as distant, or disinterested, or capricious or temperamental. Jesus came to show us the true heart of the Father.
Do you struggle to pray? Does your mind drift and wander off? Let's turn one of the most familiar Scriptures of the Christmas season into a prayer.
"It's all upside down!" was the perfect remark by a 14-year old after our youth group gathered in my cozy study to discuss the story of Christmas.