When I was 12 years old, I wanted a BMX bike for Christmas. My brother had a cool BMX bike. Brenden down the street had a cool BMX bike. And I knew that I would not be at peace until I came down into the living room on Christmas Day and saw that bike by the tree. However, after every single gift was opened that year, there was still no bike. I tried to hide my disappointment. But then, my mom and dad said, "Toby, I think we might have one more gift for you. Why don't you go l
A passage peculiar to the Gospel of Luke involves the light of the glory of God filling the darkened air as angels evangelize a field of shepherds. "Fear not," exhorted the first angel to appear, "for behold, I bring to you good news of great joy that will be for all the people. For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Savior, who is Christ the Lord. And this will be a sign for you: you will find a baby wrapped in swaddling cloths and lying in a manger." And sudde
In 2016, Riviera KIDS has sought to create a global worldview for their students. We have done so by introducing students to a variety of cultures and countries, and families who work in those countries. What a better way to showcase the Christmas season to than to look at the way a few of those countries celebrate the holiday! Given that 90% of the population of Thailand are Buddhist, the Christian holiday of Christmas is not an official holiday. However, with the high rate
Christmas is a busy time of year for everyone - but it’s especially busy for the worship director. Have you ever tried making a list of all the classic Christmas songs everyone likes to sing? Everyone has a different favorite, and there are so many of them that make people say, “It’s not really Christmas without this one!” Well, I tried to make a comprehensive list. Let’s just say, it’s long and perpetually incomplete. There are always more songs that can be added. For exampl
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