A Christmas story: God has answered

At Christmas, we remember the day when God answered the world’s longing for a Saviour. Like the old man Simeon who was “waiting for the consolation of Israel”, the world was holding its breath awaiting the fulfillment of ancient prophecy. This Christmas, a baby girl with special needs needed a family to adopt her. The…

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Nativity Scenes. Whose idea was that?

Nativity scenes have been part of Christmas for hundreds of years. Some of them are really cheesy. Marko has a list of the 20 worst nativity sets he has ever seen. I took my family on an adventure to seek out the original source of the nativity scene. Our pilgrimage took us to a small…

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Bethlehemian Rhapsody [video]

Christmas season is upon us. Yesterday I got my family in the Christmas mood by showing Jeff Foxworthy’s Redneck 12 Days of Christmas Video which is almost as catchy as Christmas Time by The Darkness. Today, I discovered¬†Bethlehemian Rhapsody – a “parody written by Mark Bradford and directed by Darla Robinson”.¬†HT: WhyisMarko And another version.…

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