Category Archives: Christmas

Which Shoes Will You Choose?

Christmas is a season of giving and receiving blessings. It’s also a hectic season of shopping, family gatherings, office parties, final exams, special programs, and unique holiday traditions. We all make important choices as we shape our plans, attitudes and … Continue reading

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Christmas Eve Services Sneak Preview

Christmas has been my favorite time of year for as long as I can remember. I love the extra beauty of Christmas music, the joy of family gatherings, Christmas programs and the traditions of cookies and decorations and gift giving … Continue reading

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You Were Rich Beyond All Splendor

In 2008 we received a Christmas card that contained these poignant words from an old hymn I hadn’t heard before: Thou who was rich beyond all splendor All for loves sake, becamest poor Throne for manger dids’t surrender Sapphire courts … Continue reading

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Jesus, Lord at Thy Birth

One complaint I hear from folks about corporate worship at Christmas is that most of the familiar carols are proclamation, telling the story about God rather than direct spoken praise to God. I too have felt that, and do intentionally … Continue reading

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The Very Throne Room of Heaven Itself

My friend & long-time partner in worship ministry at Trinity, Jerry Flasschoen recently described the first chapter of John at a Christmas dinner. His description touched my heart. I asked him to write out what he said that I might share it … Continue reading

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Glory to the new born King

Each Christmas season that I have been leading corporate worship at Trinity Church, has increased my joy, wonder and delight in Jesus! The more I behold Christ, the more I come to know him, love him and desire to worship … Continue reading

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Engaging in Worship @ Christmas

December 7, 2011 9:31 AM We’ve had a few great Christmas worship services already. I’ve sensed a unity of the Spirit as we’ve come together to adore, Christ the Lord. Yet, every year I hear people comment on how they … Continue reading

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Tips on Worshiping at Christmas

December 15, 2010 8:01 AM I have had recent conversations with people who long to worship God, but find it harder to do so in our worship services at Christmas time. I resonate with their desire and the difficulty. Many … Continue reading

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Two Christmas Album Recommendations

December 8, 2010 9:03 AM There are two new Christmas projects that came out this year that I highly recommend. I’m using a few songs from each in our worship services at Trinity, and so far they have gone over … Continue reading

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