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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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What is a Christmas nativity?

What is a Christmas nativity?

Tradition says that Francis of Assisi created the very first Christmas nativity scene in AD 1223 after a trip to the Holy Land and Christ’s birthplace. So began a new tradition that took root in many Western countries. Today, we can see nativity scenes in front of churches and homes, on street corners, and in pageants every Christmas season. The […]

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Empty Pockets? You Can Still Celebrate The Holidays!

Empty Pockets? You Can Still Celebrate The Holidays!

As the year closes out the flurry of activities to celebrate CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR accentuates to a high crescendo that deafens our reasoning and common-sense in several areas. One of such areas is the credit card bills we recklessly rake up during this season while throughout the year we have been careful about how we use them. We should […]

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