A Normal Christmas

Selections in Luke

A Normal Christmas Calms Our Fears

December 27, 2020 • Pastor Paul Smith

In Luke 2:8-20 we see that a Normal Christmas calms our fears of rejection and removes our fears of abandonments, insignificance, and sharing the gospel. Worship Set: Joy to the World, Rattle, Ever Be, and Love of God

A Normal Christmas Feels Displaced

December 20, 2020 • Pastor Paul Smith

In Luke 2:1-7 we find out that a normal Christmas feels displaced because of unwanted decrees, we misinterpret the times, and we don't make room for God's plans. Worship Set: Come Thou Long-Expected Jesus, Fill this Place, O Holy Night, Hark the Herald Angels Sing

A Normal Christmas Experiences Fulfillment

December 13, 2020 • Pastor Paul Smith

In Luke 1:57-80 we read the story of the birth of John the Baptist and discover that a normal Christmas doesn't meet every expectation, requires reflection, and prepares others to find salvation. Worship Set: Who You Say I Am, God I Look To You, God With Us, Silent Night

A Normal Christmas in Lowly Times

December 6, 2020 • Pastor Paul Smith

Today we look at the story of Mary visiting Elizabeth and find that a normal Christmas seeks community in our lowliness, propels us to worship in our lowliness, and strengthens us in The Mighty One. Worship Set: What A Beautiful Name, Holy Spirit, Come Thou Fount (Above All Else), New Wine

A Normal Christmas

November 29, 2020 • Pastor Tiffany Ankeny

As we look at Mary's encounter with an angels we find out that God is amid the normal and the abnormal, fear is a natural response to abnormal events, and that honest doubt is normal and can strengthen our faith.