A Christmas Life – Part 5 of our Truth About Christmas Sermon Series

Christmas is a big letdown. Now don’t get me wrong. I love pretty much everything about Christmas. It’s my favorite holiday of the year. I love gift giving. I love singing Christmas songs. I love Christmas decorations. I love trimming the Christmas tree. I love Christmas parties. And I love special Christmas food! In fact, one of the things I miss the most about living … Continue reading A Christmas Life – Part 5 of our Truth About Christmas Sermon Series

The Meaning of Christmas

Christmas is a big letdown. Now don’t get me wrong. I love pretty much everything about Christmas. It’s my favorite holiday of the year. I love gift giving. I love singing Christmas songs. I love Christmas decorations. I love trimming the Christmas tree. I love Christmas parties. And I love special Christmas food! In fact, one of the things I miss the most about living … Continue reading The Meaning of Christmas

The Sound of Music – Part 3 of our Truth of Christmas Advent Series

There is a war on Christmas! And it’s not being fought in the trenches of the outside world, but right here in the church! Can you guess what it is? Is it about the commercialization of Christmas? No. Is it about the pros and cons of gift-giving? No. The war, the secret war, being fought in the church is about singing Christmas carols before Christmas! … Continue reading The Sound of Music – Part 3 of our Truth of Christmas Advent Series

Festivus for the Rest of Us! – Part 1 of our Truth of Christmas Series

Festivus for the rest of us! That was the shout out from George Costanza’s father on a 1997 episode of Seinfeld. George’s dad, tired of the rampant commercialization of Christmas, decided to make his own holiday called Festivus. As he proclaimed, “A Festivus for the rest of us!” Instead of a Christmas tree, there was a Festivus aluminum pole unadorned completely because tinsel bothered George’s … Continue reading Festivus for the Rest of Us! – Part 1 of our Truth of Christmas Series