Christmas Devotional # 14: A Refugee Christmas

Christmas Devotional # 14: A Refugee Christmas

Day 14 – Wednesday, Dec 20 Around the world today there are around 65 million people who have been forced to flee their homes.  This is, of course, is an estimate as real numbers a very hard to confirm with many people crossing borders illegally in their attempts to...
Christmas Devotional # 13: Hiding Baby Jesus

Christmas Devotional # 13: Hiding Baby Jesus

Day 13 – Tuesday, Dec 19 (Luke 2:17 – “. . . they made known … the Christ “) I don’t know how we started it—don’t recall my family ever doing it, and my wife says that her family didn’t do it. But for as many Christmas seasons my wife and I can recall, I would hide...
Christmas Devotional # 12: Remembering Christmas

Christmas Devotional # 12: Remembering Christmas

Day 12 – Monday, Dec 18 “I will remember the works of the Lord: surely I will remember thy wonders of old” (Psalm 77:11, KJV). Next year (2018) marks the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I.  The United States 2010 Census reported that there were a total of...
Christmas Devotional # 11: Anxious at Christmas

Christmas Devotional # 11: Anxious at Christmas

Day 11 – Friday, Dec 15 (Philippians 4: 6-7 – “Do not be anxious about anything”)  Christmas can be a time of sheer joy, yet it can also be a time of great anxiety, worry, and fear.  I was recently affected by the story of a woman who lost her job of 15 years right...