'Jesus' tagged posts

When Christmas Gets Messy

When December comes around, most of us are already in the Christmas spirit. Our minds are focused on food, family and gifts. But when we stop with the shopping, planning and cooking, we might take the time to go to church. There, we get an opportunity to hear the Christmas story and think again about…

More Than a Man

Back in 1986, a Christian metal band called Stryper came out with a song called “More than a Man.” The song speaks of Jesus being someone special… someone more than the flesh and bones people saw. One verse goes like this: “More than a man, God almighty He created you He’s the One, the One…

Preparing Our Hearts for Jesus

I know it is strange to think about Christmas at the end of August, but sometimes we are reminded of some of the great Christmas hymns as we ponder God and how we see Him. One of my favorite Christmas hymns brings a connection between Christ’s coming into history and into our hearts. The hymn…

Good News

When we look at the world today, it is hard to stay positive. The news lately has been very depressing. In Edmonton, the murder total continues to rise. Stories of child abuse and human trafficking continue to fill the headlines. Natural disasters seem to be on the rise. I’m not even bringing up what we…

Getting off the Couch

If you ever worked in an office environment, one of your favorite comic strips would have been Dilbert. The strip is focused on different characters working in office cubicles with a cruel boss who uses negative reinforcement to get better production and attitudes from his staff. Most of us don’t operate very well under those…