Merry & Bright Message: Our King Has Come!

Reaching the World this Christmas Season “Therefore the Lord Himself will give you a sign. Behold, the virgin shall conceive and bear a son, and shall call His name Immanuel” (Isaiah 7:14, ESV). Every year Christmas rolls around, I just can’t get over the idea of the incarnation— that God became human. The God who created galaxies and sun flares, beluga …

Christmas Gatherings

You can ready your own home to introduce those you love to Jesus this Christmas. Christmas Gatherings are holiday parties that feature seasonal goodies, the sharing of Christmas traditions and a brief, non-threatening talk on the meaning of Christmas. Our “Christmas Gatherings” ministry website provides you with everything you need to host your own party from invitations to examples of …

Advent Wreath; Endless Meaning

As we anticipate celebrating the birth of Christ, consider the symbolism of the advent wreath. The circular evergreen wreath reminds us of God’s endless mercy and His offer of eternal life through His Son. The flames of the candles picture Jesus as the light of the world and us as reflections of Him to others. The first candle introduces the idea …

Think Christmas in September!

It’s that time of year to start planning for Christmas! Give the gift of JESUS to those not even celebrating! Listen to what one of our partners did last year: “Last Christmas, the Iranian Christian Church of Colorado held a special Christmas concert for their Iranian friends. About 120 adults and 30 children. came to hear Persian Christian music and …

What is “Advent”?

Yesterday marked the first Sunday of advent, the first of the four Sundays leading up to Christmas.  Can you guess what the word “advent” means?  Google gives the basic definition: “the arrival of a notable person, thing, or event.”  This is the time of year to pause and give thanks for the arrival of the “notable” JESUS who changes hearts …