This Christmas, may your household and heart be filled with the presence of God and may the Lord bless you and keep you.
There seems to be disbelief among some people that there is a Christian aspect to these events, be it Christmas celebrations or Carols.
While not all holiday traditions guide us in the right direction, they do serve as a reminder that this is the time to come together to celebrate the birth of Jesus.
CEO Martyn Iles: “It is good business practice for retailers to acknowledge and celebrate the true meaning of Christmas.”
Have you noticed how much of the Christmas story hinges on God’s conversations with the key characters and how they responded?
Yes, it’s that time of the year again, the time that can a mixture of both great joy, as well as great stress.
As I think about the significance of Christmas, I have been struck by my favourite name for Jesus, Emmanuel – which means, God is with us.
Survey finds 30% of Australians would accept an invitation to attend a church at Christmas.
Christmas – the day fear meets hope, and a new world becomes possible.
South Australian government removed references to Christmas Day, Anzac Day and Australia Day in ‘Public Holiday Act.’
For children and adults who experience different sensory sensitivities, Christmas can quickly become an uncomfortable or overwhelming time.
By: Michael McQueen The holiday season is here. While rest is undoubtedly and necessarily a priority for most of us this year, the holidays can be a stressful time for many. The bustle of Christmas gift shopping and the logistics of family trips and get-togethers can eat away immense energy. Then, once the gatherings have [...]
In a world so riven with conflict, what does the Bible mean when it says that of the greatness of His peace there will be no end?
What does a Christian church in Australia look like today? Every five years, churches all over the country take part in the National Church Life Survey to find out what’s going on. It gives us both an interesting and accurate look at who is sitting in the pews.
“Christmas is too “Christian-centric” and could be offensive to non-Christians.”
Photo shoots for rainbow families with Santa and drag queens.
It’s that time of the year again to prepare, pack and send more gift-filled shoeboxes to children in developing countries who have very little.
To fully appreciate the story of Christmas, you must look at three things…
That first Christmas, God did something extraordinary. Max Lucado puts it this way: ‘Stepping from the throne, He removed His robe of light and wrapped Himself in skin: pigmented human skin.’
For some people Christmas is not a time of joy, but depression.