Category: Christmas

Let Christmas Be Complicated

Let Christmas Be Complicated

We often overlook the tragic backdrop to Jesus' birth. (Photo:
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Celebrating Christmas without Christ

2020 Christmas Message By The ECWA President, Rev. (Dr) Stephen Baba Panya

On behalf of me and my family, and the ECWA Executive, I bring you warm greetings in the precious name of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Christmas season is the period of the year when Christians (believers in Christ Jesus) all over the world celebrate the birth of our Savior and Lord Jesus Christ. The miracle of Christmas is […]

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Adjust your expectations (iStock photo)

Coping with Grief & Loneliness Over the Holidays

Handling grief or loss over the holidays by Billy Graham Evangelistic Association (iStock
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Waiting for Christmas is like waiting for a friendship to spark up

Waiting for Christmas is like waiting for a friendship to spark up

Christmas is a good time to reflect on God’s love for lost humanity. Jesus came to us, lived with us, befriended, and sacrificially offered himself to die on our behalf. Yet not many responded to His love. To befriend and impact someone other than yourself could take a long time as we experienced with Ms. C, a neighbor in the […]

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Christmas In Florida (feat. Matthew West) | Social Club Misfits

Christmas In Florida (feat. Matthew West) | Social Club Misfits

Christmas In Florida (feat. Matthew West) | Social Club Misfits Lyrics Where do you gotta go You should stay here with me How you gon drive in the snow Wait …it’s Florida girl it’s 85 degrees How you gon leave on Jesus birthday (it’s your birthday) I know you still believe Let’s take another shot around the tree (Instagram) Baby […]

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JJ Weeks Premieres Christmas Song ‘Even in the Manger’

JJ Weeks Premieres Christmas Song ‘Even in the Manger’

This Christmas season, Georgia-based Radiate music songwriter and vocalist JJ Weeks invites you to pause and focus on the redemptive power of the manger with his new song “Even in the Manger.”  

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Thanks be to God for His indescribable gift! 2 Corth. 9:15

Thanks be to God for His indescribable gift! 2 Corth. 9:15

Can you imagine what our situation would have been today if not for the gift of God’s Son – Jesus Christ? Our response then must be to love and live for Christ alone as we are commanded in 2 Corth. 5:14-15. I pray God’s blessings on you this Christmas and a New Year/Decade devoted to living only for the Lord. […]

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Celebrating Christmas without Christ

Celebrating Christmas without Christ

What is Christmas without Jesus? Although Christmas is the most celebrated holiday in the world, not everyone has heard the story of Christmas. Of those who have heard it only a small percentage have a personal relationship with Jesus Christ. More disturbing is the fact that barely two out of every 10 Christians intentionally share on a regular basis the […]

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After Church, Start Your Christmas Day with the ‘Disney Parks Magical Christmas Day Parade’

After Church, Start Your Christmas Day with the ‘Disney Parks Magical Christmas Day Parade’

ABC airs Disney Parks Magical Christmas Day Parade which start on Main Street U.S.A. presented from both the Cinderella Castle in Walt Disney World, Florida and the Sleeping Beauty Castle in Disneyland, California. The Disney Parks Christmas Day Parade is an American television special that airs on Christmas Day on ABC, taped primarily inside the Magic Kingdom theme park at […]

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Chapel of the Nativity of Christ, Bethlehem, Israel

Pilgrimage to Bethlehem, Israel to see the Chapel of the Nativity of Jesus Christ

The Four Sacred Caves of Christ In order to discuss pilgrimage sites in the Christian tradition it is important to first make a distinction between those sites outside the ‘Holy Land’ of the Middle East and those inside that general territory. Christian pilgrimage sites outside of the Holy Land are considered sacred because of several reasons including: the presence of […]

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