What the Birth of Jesus Says About You

What the Birth of Jesus Says About You December 26, 2011 What the Birth of Jesus Says About YouThe trimmings of the season were all around me duringmy devotions this morning, creating a strange setting in which to read thepassion narrative. But since that’s where my...

Trekking Through the Word in 2012

Trekking Through the Word in 2012 December 12, 2011 Trekking Through the Word in 2012One of the things I enjoy most about the Christmasseason is its close association (for obvious reasons) with the new year.Christmas Day arrives, and one week later, a fresh year...

Why We Observe Advent

Why We Observe Advent December 5, 2011 Why We Observe AdventOur family had several Christmas traditions when I wasgrowing up: stockings on December 6 for Saint Nick’s Day, attendance at aperformance of A Christmas Carol at the historic Pabst Theater in Milwaukee,...