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“Blessed is the people that know the joyful sound: they shall walk, O LORD, in the light of thy countenance.”  Psalms 89:15 “Giving thanks always for all things unto God and the Father in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ.”  Ephesians 5:20 The Christmas season this year will live in our memories for years to come.  I am sure that it was different than any other year.  Some of us had to spend the time alone, rather than joining with our families for a time of feasting and fellowship.  We were not able to enjoy the Christmas programs and…

“Whatever you do, do well. For when you go to the grave, there will be no work or planning or knowledge or wisdom.” Ecclesiastes 9:10 What talents and gifts have you been given? What abilities can you use for the kingdom? Personally speaking, I often question if what I have is enough. Can I actually change the world with what little I have? I’m sure some of you have asked yourselves the same question before, but I have a little reminder for us all. If God has given it to you, it’s enough. Do not underestimate the power of faithfulness…

“Now when Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judaea in the days of Herod the king, behold, there came wise men from the east to Jerusalem,” Matthew 2:1 Although the Wise Men are often included in Nativity scenes and in pictures of Christmas, we know that they did not visit a baby in a manger. When they arrived in Bethlehem, Joseph and Mary were living in a house and Jesus was nearing two years old. This Christmas many of us drove a long distance to be with our family for Christmas. We were willing to spend hours on the road…