Have we forgotten the weight of meaning behind the first Christmas gifts?
Two Boy Babies
“The babe leaped” Luke 1:41 KJV Once upon a time in the land of Israel, two boys were born. These boys were cousins. These boys had been sent by God for a specific purpose. Don’t let the once upon a time fool you. This is a true story about John barZacharias and Jesus of Nazareth. …
One Bright Night
Take a few minutes to imagine you're a shepherd on a dark hillside. What would you do when the night turned bright from the presence of a heavenly messenger?
Is Christ Invited to Advent?
In recent years, Advent calendars have become a popular way to count down the days to Christmas. But isn't Advent season is supposed to be more?
Wise Men Still Seek Him
Wise men came from the east. We aren't sure how many came, but we know why they came: they saw a special star.
Christ the Savior is Born
Two thousand years ago, God sent his son to be born in a humble stable. But this didn't happen in obscurity. How did Mary feel when shepherds showed up for a visit?
More Reflections from Mary’s Heart
We're getting close to the Advent of our Savior, so today's excerpt puts you on the road with to Bethlehem.
From Mary’s Heart: Meet Joseph
As I researched to write this book, I became more and more enamored with Joseph. He's only mentioned a few times, but his role in the life of Jesus shouldn't be underestimated.
The Many Names of the Nativity
Whether it's Christmas or any time of the year, there’s so much to be gleaned from learning about the many names of Jesus Christ. They carry weighty meaning and give insight into his character.
The Secret to Getting what you Want
In this selfish world, Christmas seems to be about buying more things, getting more things. Everyone wants what they want, and they're willing to run up a credit card bill to get it.
But that's not what Christmas is about. Let's take a few minutes to consider that God has the power to grant our every wish.