6 December, 2018
Written by Bobby Valentine
When I close my eyes and imagine the first Christmas, the one with Mary and Joseph, certain images come to my mind. I see the couple huddled in a stable. I see the baby in a manger surrounded by animals. I see wise men, shepherds, and a star. Since there is a star it is always dark, the middle of the night.
Where did these images, especially the night, come from? They come from Christian art and hymnody.
During Christmas we sing some of the most famous Christian hymns, we know them by heart.
Silent night, holy night, All is calm, all is bright …
O holy night! the stars are brightly shining, it…
December 2018 Theme: We Are Shepherds It is hard to believe 2018 is almost over and we are about to start another year. As we end this year, let’s discuss the state of Christian leadership in Churches of Christ. I really have more questions than I have answers. What are the advantages and disadvantages of our model? Is it biblical? Could […]