Christmas

Christmas presence

Christmas presence

It has been our family tradition every Christmas day, since our firstborn experienced his first Christmas 12 years ago, to begin Christmas day with a time of celebrating Jesus’ birthday.

The incarnation

The incarnation

At the beginning of this Advent season, we want to set the record straight about Jesus.

Blankets and bathrobes

Blankets and bathrobes

Unexpected challenges are bound to surface this Christmas season. But one thing we know: Jesus came, and he still comes to hearts that are open to him.

​From deity to dust

​From deity to dust

Jesus did something unheard of, when, as a somebody, he became a nobody.

100 new Christians at Christmas

100 new Christians at Christmas

More than 100 people who attended Christmas services at Wisconsin’s Red Cedar Church placed their faith in Jesus. Read what else God did there in 2015.

A simple question changed Sherry’s life

A simple question changed Sherry’s life

Jo Anne Lyon tells us how 8-yr-old Sherry was asked to play Mary in her church’s Christmas program. That simple act was the most significant thing that happened in her life.

Wesleyans in the news

Wesleyans in the news

The Wesleyan Church is committed to helping refugees, Greensburg Wesleyan Church gives away Christmas gifts, Denton Wesleyan Church members travel to New York to serve in the city, and more.

Peace on earth

Peace on earth

This time of year “peace on earth” can be heard often. While global peace is greatly needed, Ron McClung asks, “What about your peace at this Christmas season? At home, at work, and in life?

Christmas is the kiss of God

Christmas is the kiss of God

God is the divine kiss for all people, taking what has been distorted by sin and twisting his own lips to make human beings beautiful.

​Instant save

​Instant save

Viewers of NBC’s “The Voice” know all about the “instant save” feature. Jim Dunn speaks of a more original, more life-giving “instant save.”

Wesleyans in the news

Wesleyans in the news

OKWU implements new program to help students with debt, SWU singing group featured on local TV, and a South Carolina church gives to local charity fighting hunger.

“Don’t say ‘Merry Christmas!’”

“Don’t say ‘Merry Christmas!’”

An offended airline passenger shouted, “You shouldn’t say [Merry Christmas] because not everyone celebrates Christmas!” Everett Piper examines what the world would be like without the holiday.

#LoveColumbus transforming Ohio’s capital

#LoveColumbus transforming Ohio’s capital

​#Love Columbus is more than just a hashtag used for social media purposes. Cypress Wesleyan Church has made it a point to love the Columbus area, having begun a campaign during the Christmas season.

What did Jesus’ grandparents think?

What did Jesus’ grandparents think?

Who were Jesus’ grandparents and what did they think of Mary’s unmarried pregnancy? Ron McClung speculates how they could have felt.

Wesleyans in the news

Wesleyans in the news

Pennsylvania church helps hand out 3,000 blankets, OKWU files appeal against federal government, SWU hosts spiritual transformation services, and more news.

A season of remembrance and gratitude

A season of remembrance and gratitude

Paul penned the words “I thank my God every time I remember you” after his time in Philippi. Who would you pen those words to during this holiday season?