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Virgin birth? What difference does it make?

As sure as Christmas means Santa and gingerbread, someone asks about the “virgin birth.” Some Christians find value in the Biblical birth narrative. Some demand belief in the Virgin Mary or belief in the scriptures that give us the Christmas … Continue reading

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The Christmas celebration ends with an empty tomb

The story begins with the Christmas celebration of the birth of a baby. The story ends with an empty tomb. Let us not rush to get there, but let us not forget how this story ends. We celebrate the birth, … Continue reading

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Too many Christians do Christmas wrong

If you’re a Christian who thinks the Christmas season ended on Dec. 25, then you’re already a casualty of the ‘war on Christmas,’ and you don’t even know it. In the United States, the annual commercial assault on Christmas begins … Continue reading

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Have I forgotten anyone?

By Hugh Haynie, first published in the Louisville Courier-Journal on Dec. 24, 1961.

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A Christmas Eve sermon

Much like the shepherds during the first Christmas, people around the world had their attention turned toward the heavens 47 years ago tonight, when the astronauts of Apollo 8 delivered their famous Christmas Eve broadcast from lunar orbit. In some … Continue reading

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A Savior in A Charlie Brown Christmas

We’ve all seen A Charlie Brown Christmas, the Emmy award-winning TV program that has charmed audiences for 50 years. As Charlie Brown struggles with the commercialism of Christmas, Linus reminds him of what Christmas is all about. The Christian messages … Continue reading

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