Good News of Great Joy Hidden In Plain Sight
Christmas Unwrapped: Part 1
Christmas Unwrapped: Part 1 • November 26, 2017 • Pastor Joe
Even non-Christians think they know the story of Christmas. People see nativity scenes in yards and hear talk of baby Jesus, but how many have really thought about its implications? Despite popular references in culture, how well do we know the real story?
Christmas Unwrapped: Part 2
Christmas Unwrapped: Part 2 • December 3, 2017 • Pastor Joe
Christmas is both a religious and secular holiday. The result is two very different celebrations. Both share much in common: family, gift giving, charity. For those interested in the roots of Christmas, we are digging deeper than ever before.
Christmas Unwrapped: Part 3
Christmas Unwrapped: Part 3 • December 10, 2017 • Pastor Joe
Some may lament that Christmas has become a commercial enterprise, but this opens the door for conversation. Bright lights, gifts, and many of the songs all convey a deeper meaning. Let’s unwrap Christmas, hoping the significance will be revealed for more of us.
Christmas Unwrapped: Part 4
Christmas Unwrapped: Part 4 • December 17, 2017 • Pastor Joe
What some see as losses in a cultural war, God redeems. Even though we walk around parallel celebrations with many unaware of the origin of these festivities, God gives us opportunities to share real joy. Let’s unwrap Christmas.
Christmas Unwrapped: Part 5
Christmas Unwrapped: Part 5 • December 20, 2017 • Pastor Joe
This Christmas service will bring a much broader perspective than you may have ever considered! We will look at Christmas from the angel angle! We will also sing many beloved carols and enjoy a candlelight service. Invite your family and friends for a night of seeing Christmas afresh!
Christmas Unwrapped: Part 6
Christmas Unwrapped: Part 6 • December 24, 2017 • Pastor Joe
Christmas is woven deeply into our culture. All our hearts crave the significance of what took place at the nativity. As we prepare to celebrate Christmas, invite others you know to come and discover what is wrapped inside the gift that seems so familiar.
Christmas Unwrapped: Part 7
Christmas Unwrapped: Part 7 • December 31, 2017 • Trey Sansom
Who am I? Where do I find my identity? These are questions that most of us wrestle with, and surprisingly, we find the answer to this question through Christmas. So, we still have one more Christmas present left to unwrap, us.