Christmas Messengers

When we think of the Christmas story, we often think of Christ, of Mary and Joseph, of the shepherds and the wise men. But this message is dedicated to the most overlooked character(s) of the Nativity: Gabriel and the angels. Angels appeared at least six times in the few months surrounding the birth of our Savior -- proving Heaven's interest in such a significant event. Angels are messengers. The word 'angel' literally means 'one who is sent.' Let's take a few moments to consider the special appearances of these divine messengers as mentioned in the Christmas narratives of Luke 1 & Matthew 1...

Christmas Blessings

I recently read that the average American loses $75 every year. Quarters in the couch, bills left in the cash dispenser, money laying near the register… Seventy-five dollars! But get this, the average income world-wide is only $69 per year. That’s right: Americans lose more money than most people make! Aren’t we blessed? But there is a danger with all the blessings... gravity.

The Best Christmas Gifts

by Patrick Nix With things being as financially tight as they are in a house full of kids, we've been thinking about making the most of our money & that single opportunity we share at Christmas to give the 'perfect' present. These are not the only gifts that would qualify as good (by far) - … Continue reading The Best Christmas Gifts