Family

How the Birth of Jesus Changed the World

I hope you had a wonder-filled Christmas. The past two weeks we re-published two of three US Renewal Classics about the greatest life ever lived.

We’ve saved the best one for last.

The most widely-spread teaching I’ve ever given is how Jesus Christ altered the trajectory of history. We share it here under the title How the Birth of Jesus Changed the World.

Merry Christmas, and Happy New Year.

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Thanksgiving–Our Uniquely American Holy Day

Thanksgiving is a uniquely American “holy day” that arose out of the deep faith of our spiritual ancestors–the Pilgrims–who came to these shores in November of 1620. Other nations celebrate it (like Canada to the north), and Israel enjoyed many holidays that were used to give gratitude to God.

But our American Thanksgiving is different. It came from a community of New Testament believers who not only grasped the importance of thanking God in all things, but experienced a providential act they never forgot.

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The Family We’re Fighting

The problem with separating parents from children of illegal immigrants at the border, currently being used to score political points by many, prompted me to think about families.

I will first offer my perspective on the border controversy, then discuss another view of “family” that we desperately need to understand.

Did you know that we are fighting quite a large “family” in the Western World?

Whose family is it?

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