This month, there have been articles from numerous Christian outlets discussing whether Christians should or should not attend church when Christmas falls on Sunday. Honestly, it's somewhat baffling that there's such strong debate over this. While I'm not here to write lesser versions of articles penned by wiser pastors, theologians, and bloggers than I – I … Continue reading When Christmas Falls On Sunday
This year, my wife and I celebrate our first Christmas together. One of the things I've been looking forward to is beginning the tradition of reading the "Christmas story." In addition to Luke 2, I've prepared to read a few additional things as we reflect on the incarnation of Jesus Christ. I've written all that … Continue reading Three Things to Read With Your Family Over Christmas Weekend
The incarnation of Jesus Christ is one of the most profound, humbling, and powerful doctrines in Christian theology. The term ‘incarnation’ comes from the Latin word incarno, formed from the prefix in- and “caro” meaning “flesh.” The word literally means to “put into flesh.” In Christian theology, when we talk about the incarnation we are … Continue reading What Is Revealed in the Incarnation?