Messiah

Christmas People: "Jesus"

Randy Christian

Surely everyone understands that Jesus is the central person in the Christmas story.  But why?  To understand that, we need to know more about Jesus himself, and about the “Christ” of “Christmas”.  Who was he, and who exactly was the “Christ”—the Messiah of God

CHRISTMAS PEOPLE - Jesus study guide

CHRISTMAS TEXT: Genealogy

December 2, 2012Randy Christian

Who begat who-or is it whom? One of the more mind-numbing sections of scripture are the genealogies-the documentation of family lineages. Why did the Holy Spirit preserve such passages as these in scripture? And what does this passage have to do with Jesus? Join us as we explore Jesus’ family tree and learn why it is important to us.

What's In A Word? Merry Xmas!

December 19, 2010Randy Christian

Many of us have heard—or said—it. “Put the Christ back in Christmas”. It’s not a bad idea. But what’s the meaning of the “X” in “Xmas”? On the last Sunday before we celebrate the birth of the baby who offered salvation to the world we’ll explore the meaning of the “X” in “Xmas”.