Christmas – The Best Gift | #205

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Podcast: Download ()Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | Spotify | RSS | Why Subscribe? Christmas – The Best Gift (11 min) Christmas Eve. We love all kinds of things about Christmas: Presents, family, the tree, cookies….  The first Christmas didn’t have any of those things. But they were still happy because they had …

Christmas Letter 2011

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Christmas 2011 Dear Christian, Merry Christmas to you and yours! This is such a magical time: memories of childhood, traditions new and old, twinkling lights and fantastic treats… people even hope for snow! As we celebrate the birthday of Jesus, we learn to believe in miracles. A simple woman becomes the Mother of God. Shepherds are sung to by angels. …

Advent 4 – What are you getting Jesus for His Birthday? | #204

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Podcast: Download ()Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | Spotify | RSS | Why Subscribe? Adv4 – What are you getting Jesus for His birthday? Advent, 4th Sunday. Imagine throwing a birthday party for all your closest friends. They all come to celebrate with you and they bring fantastic gifts. But then they give …

Advent 3 – Rejoice the Lord is Near | #203

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Podcast: Download ()Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | Spotify | RSS | Why Subscribe? Advent3 – Rejoice the Lord is Near (5:50) Advent, 3rd Sunday. [not recorded live] Rejoice in the Lord always; again I say, Rejoice. Indeed, the Lord is near (Phil 4:4-5) These are the words of our entrance antiphon for …

Advent 2 – Mountains and Valleys | #202

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Podcast: Download ()Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | Spotify | RSS | Why Subscribe? Advent2 – Mountains and Valleys (7:43) Advent, 2nd Sunday. [not recorded live] Isaiah has good news for his people – God himself is coming to visit them. The mountains and hills will be made low and the valleys filled …