Monthly Archives: December 2010

Are We Ready for Christmas?

Allen and Weeks, in their book, Christmas, wrote: “Sweep clean the hearth and to tidy up the house for Christmas is only broomstick preparation. Heart preparation sweeps our lives clear of the cobwebs of difference, the cluttering of despair and … Continue reading

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“Imitation Island” Just in Time for Christmas

Author Hope Harrington Kolb, a Church of God native, has written a new novel called “Imitation Island,” a suspenseful thriller.  Hope’s new book would make a great Christmas gift for any reader. Copies of her book will be available at … Continue reading

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God’s Provision

Then it was time for their purification offering, as required by the Law of Moses after the birth of a child; so His parents took Him to Jerusalem to present Him to the Lord. The law of the Lord says, … Continue reading

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Positive Preventive Action

Changing Lives Youth Theatre Ensemble During the Ladies Christmas Brunch on December 4, the partnership between SafePlace and the Theatre Action Project (TAP) was highlighted as a unique program to help prevent domestic and dating violence before it becomes a … Continue reading

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The Second Week of Advent

They entered the house and saw the child with His mother, Mary, and they bowed down and worshiped Him. Then they opened their treasure chests and gave Him gifts of gold, frankincense, and myrrh. When it was time to leave, … Continue reading

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The Simple Truth

Isaiah 11:6   …. and a little child shall lead them. It’s been said that “Christmas is for children,” or for “the child in all of us.” What is it about children that allows them, not just to absorb the joy … Continue reading

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