Christmas Thought

Are you ready for Christmas?

Are you ready for Christmas?

The last couple of weeks have been very busy for most of us. Long to-do lists and many tasks to accomplish. If you are like me you would have your long list in paper and be glad when you get to cross one item off with a pen, meaning there’s one less thing to do. […]

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The best Christmas gift ever

The best Christmas gift ever

This week’s blog is from Fillipe Lessa, one of our volunteers from Brazil. Christmas is a wonderful and magical time. For many, it is one of the best and most anticipated time in the whole year. Many families and friends get together to have a nice meal and to celebrate it. Christmas also is a […]

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Where is Jesus in the Christmas Market

Where is Jesus in the Christmas Market

This week’s blog is from travel writer Gordon Lethbridge (www.travelunpacked.co.uk) and is reposted here for Christmas 2017 as the message is always relevant. At this time of year across Europe the squares of major cities are filled with Christmas markets. As a travel writer, I am privileged to have visited a number of them. I […]

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What does Christmas mean to you?

What does Christmas mean to you?

On this first Sunday of Advent, I would like to ask the question “What does Christmas mean to you?” The same question was asked of various shoppers. You can see their answers for yourself in this short video: This weekend is the start of advent when all around the world children eagerly open advent calendar windows […]

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Advent Calendar – Christmas Eve

Advent Calendar – Christmas Eve

There is so much about the wise men that remains a mystery. They appear to have been highly educated, wealthy men but as far as the Bible is concerned we have only two facts about them: they came from the east and they were wise. What was it that made them so wise? They were […]

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Advent Calendar – December 23

Advent Calendar – December 23

As we will be opening presents in the next couple of days let’s now focus on  the gifts the wise men brought. For me they were wise  to the end in their devotion (Matthew 2:11) “When at last they had found the Christ, they bowed down and worshipped him. They presented him with gifts.” To […]

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