Advent: Immanuel, King, Shepherd, Son, Savior

This Advent season, I focused on the descriptors of Jesus found in Matthew’s account of the Christmas events.

Divine Encounter

In the sixth month of Elizabeth’s pregnancy, God sent the angel Gabriel to Nazareth, a town in Galilee, to a virgin pledged to be married to a man named Joseph, a descendant of David. The virgin’s name was Mary. Luke 1:26-27 Two thousand years ago, a young girl had a divine encounter that changed the course … Continue reading Divine Encounter

Christmas Around the World

Two weeks ago, I began moving into my new home. If you were to visit me today, it would not look like Christmas in my house. And how would you know that? What makes Christmas, Christmas? If you could describe Christmas in one word, what would it be?