Christmas From Both Ends

By |2018-12-27T11:36:57-05:00December 20th, 2016|Christmas Article, Uncategorized|

CHRISTMAS FROM BOTH ENDS So who would you invite? Two polar opposite groups received an official invitation to check out the birth of Jesus: shepherds and wise men. But why them? Shepherds were the working class poor and social outcasts. Wise men were rich rulers, well-known [...]

Dirty Shepherds

By |2017-03-07T18:11:07-05:00December 7th, 2016|Christmas Article, Uncategorized|

Shepherds had a dirty job. That’s because sheep are dirty. Therefore, so are the shepherds. Not only that, but shepherds had to live away from town, away from other people. Their job prevented them from attending religious services, social events or meetings. They weren’t respected or included. Their job made them virtual outcasts. [...]

What You Need the Most

By |2017-03-07T18:11:20-05:00December 17th, 2014|Christmas Article|

This past summer a waterline broke on my farm. Since I don’t know much about plumbing, I called a plumber. If I were good at plumbing then I wouldn’t have needed a plumber. Since I am not good at plumbing, I needed a plumber. You may not realize it, but I just described Christmas. If [...]