Stealing Christmas: The Good News of Christmas

Read: 1 Timothy 2:5 Christmas is all about good news. But it’s not the good news of special gifts. It’s not the good news of a big meal. It’s not even the good news of spending time with friends and family. Christmas is about the Good News of God’s love. The Bible...

Stealing Christmas: What It Means to Be Lost

Read: Luke 19:10, John 3:16 If you don’t understand the purpose of Christmas, you might as well skip the Christmas lights and decorations this year. You might as well forget about buying Christmas presents. You might as well forget Christmas dinner. If you don’t know...

Stealing Christmas: Choose the Better Life

Read: Revelation 3:20, Psalm 10:4 When I was a kid, my mom fed me SpaghettiOs. I thought it was the best food ever! Then I discovered In-N-Out burgers. I then went from the good life to the better life. SpaghettiOs were good, but a juicy In-N-Out burger is much...

Stealing Christmas: Get to Know Your Creator

Read: 2 Corinthians 6:12-13, John 1:1-4 This time of year, we all have many important tasks to get done. We’ve got year-end reports to write. We have holiday meals to plan. And, of course, we have gifts to buy. But you have something much more important to focus on...

Stealing Christmas: Don’t Drown Out Jesus This Christmas

Read: Luke 10:41 You and I love to overcrowd our lives. We overbook, overspend, overestimate, and we often walk around tired all the time. As a result, God’s truth often doesn’t get the chance to blossom in our lives. Too often God teaches you a kernel of truth —...