Ten Things You Must Do Before Christmas

It's coming. Christmas, I mean. It's coming. For some of us - like me, who celebrate a week early or a week late with out-of-town friends and family - it's already arrived. Here, then, is a list of Super-Important Things You Absolutely Must Do Before Or By Christmas. [Click title to read more.]


Christmas Is A Beginning

Christians--instinctively, I think--tend to divide up our understanding of Jesus-as-baby versus Jesus-as-savior. The cosmic moment, the violent sacrifice, the grand and undying love: we save our contemplation of those things for Easter. But they started in the manger. [Click title to read more.]