Santa Claus

Why Settle for Santa?

In 1897, a little girl named Virginia wrote to the The Sun, a New York City newspaper, to ask if Santa Claus is real. The editor’s response to her has since become famous. As a new parent, I (like many other … Continue reading

Communion: Sharing Jesus Christ in Your Community

I want to focus on an aspect of communion that is inherent in the word itself: community. The word spoken in Jesus’s day was koinonia, which is translated not only as “communion” but also “fellowship,” “sharing,” “participation,” and “contribution”. Communion … Continue reading

Mother’s Day

Christians, how was your Mother’s Day?  Did you celebrate it with flowers, fine dining, and gifts?  Did your mother have a good time being the center of attention for a day?  How about the family?  Did everyone enjoy honoring the … Continue reading

Easter or Passover?

Many claim that the King James Bible mistranslated Acts 12:4 as “Easter” when it should be “passover.” A full examination reveals that the former is the only correct rendering of the word “pesach” (or “pascha”). Easter or Passover?.

Why Modern Churches Are Carnal

It is worth questioning whether many of our church practices are based on tradition or the Bible. Throughout history, churches have held on to traditions so tightly that they eventually sit at odds with their Biblical roots. This book is … Continue reading