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Why I Hate Christmas, Yet Can’t Live Without It.

Now that I have your attention, you are probably asking one of several questions. Not the least of which is the contradictory nature of the title itself. How can I both hate Christmas, and not live without it? Maybe you’re asking how someone who has made no attempt to hide the fact that they imperfectly follow Christ hate the day that celebrates His birth? Or maybe you’ve come to the same point and you just haven’t articulated it. No matter how you come to read this, it is my hope that we can get to the point where we cut through the tradition, and the presents, to the giver of the ultimate present of all time.

First Amendment or First Commandment

Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, …

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Death, Lies and Falsehood

We have made a covenant with death, and with Sheol we have an agreement, when the overwhelming whip passes through it will …

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Never Despise Meager Beginnings

At first blush I thought this was a quote from the television series based on Janette Oke’s “Love Comes Softly”, and it …

The Wonder Of It All

To say I have a few favorite Christmas hymns would be an understatement!  While we have much to rejoice about, these hymns …

Halloween & Elections!

We buy candy every year to hand out to trick-or-treaters who come to our door.  We’re happy to do it.  It is …

Remembering September 11, 2001

It is hard to believe that 11 years ago our nation came to a complete stop.  Well, not everyone.  A significant number …