Immanuel, God With Us

Immanuel, God With Us

This will be a sign to you: You will find a baby wrapped in cloths and lying in a manger.  Luke 2:12 This past Sunday, I asked our K-5th grade Sunday school class why they thought God chose to come into the world as a baby. Their answers were simple and...
Christmas Cards

Christmas Cards

One of the things I like best about Christmas time is Christmas cards! I love reaching into the mailbox and pulling out envelopes of all sizes and colors, knowing that within them lie greetings from far and wide. As our family’s pile of cards grows, it warms my heart...
Come Darkness, Come Light

Come Darkness, Come Light

We all approach the holiday season differently. Some of us get excited about seeing Christmas lights popping up on houses in the neighborhood. Some get giddy about trimming the tree and adorning the house in festive decorations. Others can’t wait to bake Christmas...
Do Not Be Afraid

Do Not Be Afraid

But the angel said to them, “Do not be afraid; for behold, I bring you good news of great joy which will be for all the people.”   Luke 2:10  I turned the final page of my 2020 calendar yesterday. Normally this isn’t something I would think about....
Our Journey

Our Journey

This week’s devotion is not an easy one to write. We are still in the grips of a pandemic that shows no signs of slowing down. The economic news remains bleak for so many Americans who simply do not have jobs to go to or to look forward to returning to. Wildfires...
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