"Jesus came to save the world." An expression you hear over and over during this Christmas season. But what does that even mean? Sure, there are theologians with deep rooted answers about heaven, hell, life and death – things that are far from the here and now. But at the root of it, I think it hits much closer to home than we think.
I’ll be the first one to say “I love this time of the year!” Christmas time is so exciting for me. Every aspect of it takes me away from reality and makes me remember that while God allows us to decorate our homes, offices, and churches – He’s even busier decorating our hearts. And the one thing I enjoy the most is the music. The minute the radio stations and shopping malls begin to play: “Do You Hear What I Hear”, “Joy to the World”, and the one with the “fa-la-la-las”, I forget the madness of the holiday rush and just feel a sense of peace.Read More