Seven minivans roll through the streets of our town and I can’t help but think to myself that something bigger is happening in this moment. This is something more meaningful than my love of Christmas music. This is bigger than my affinity for seasonal nostalgia, as real as that may be. What I believe, deep […]
Five wholesome Christmas movies for the whole family!
Headlights shine like lanterns in the night as the tires glide into parking spots, leading us and inviting us in. Children hold the hands of mothers and grandmothers as they enter the expectant sanctuary. Friends introduce distant aunts and second cousins to the familiar church family as they slide quietly into the pew. It seems […]
These weeks leading up to Christmas are all about preparing our hearts. Preparing our hearts for more of Him–this is Advent. Advent means “coming.” It is about looking back at His first coming, His birth in Bethlehem and looking forward to His second coming with great anticipation! The Messiah has come. He is Emmanuel, God […]
Advent. My absolute favorite time of year. This is the time, the four weeks before Christmas, that we focus our hearts on Jesus and plan for the celebration of His birth. It is here! Joy to the World! The Lord is come! Let Earth receive her King. Let every heart prepare Him room! And […]