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Christmas – When God Came Down

On this 3rd weekend of the Advent Season, we pause again to remember that at Christmas God came to us as Emmanuel – God WITH us.  There is a lovely Christmas carol which says, “Love came down at Christmas…”  That is so true – as Jesus left the beauty of heaven to “come down” to Planet Earth, with [...]

By | Fri, Dec 15, 2017|Categories: Spiritual Growth|

Promoting Honesty in Your Children

Just recently, I found a necklace in my 9 year old daughter's backpack. It was a cheap and small item - but I knew it didn't belong to her, and she had it anyway. I asked her where it had come from, and her non-answer was: "Uhhhh, ummmm, errrr, I don't really remember, I think maybe, ummmmm..."  [...]

By | Fri, Dec 8, 2017|Categories: Parenting|

Advent: A time of waiting and expecting

The 4 weeks leading up to Christmas are called “Advent” – a wonderful time of year, which begins this Sunday with “The First Sunday of Advent.” The word Advent means “coming” or “arrival” – and it’s a special time of waiting, of preparing, of expecting the coming of Jesus Christ. Advent is 4 weeks of [...]

By Coleman Tyler| Fri, Dec 1, 2017|Categories: Spiritual Growth|