Messages from December 2021

Plant

With the New Year coming up this week, most of us are contemplating things to cut out of our lives.  Less junk food, less social media, less smoking, less drama, less debt, etc. This morning, I feel that God wants to challenge us to think about this differently.  What if instead of considering what to cut out of our lives, we consider what we should add to our lives? There is something psychological about us that makes it difficult to…

Merry & Bright (Cont.)

This morning, we’re once again going to go back to that day when Jesus was born.  I believe that this morning, God desires for us to better understand what makes this season “Merry & Bright.”  When God became flesh and dwelt among us as a baby, it was certainly a time of great joy.  When Jesus was born, a great light entered the world that brought hope. In today’s world, we need to keep in mind this same hope that…

Merry & Bright

With Thanksgiving now behind us, it’s now the most wonderful time of the year!  Christmas music everywhere, lights all aglow, girls falling for the wrong guy in so many Hallmark movies, snow soon on its way, and Santa preparing for his big night.  This time of the year, it’s so easy for us to get caught up in the way that the world celebrates Christmas and to lose sight of the true reason for the season; Jesus! In fact, it’s…