Archive for the ‘Christmas Series’ Category

Christmas time is here again, and the cynic in me can’t help but lament how we chose to kick things off. The way one begins things often determines how you finish it. Christmas is, ostensibly, about giving gifts to each other to mirror the gift that God gave. But does our Christmas day gift-giving to one another truly do justice to God’s idea of what it means to give a gift?

Juxtaposing Black Friday and Good Friday led me to some thoughts on this question, and I would love to hear yours so comment away. Now I know, I’m jumping ahead seasons, but if you’re in the liturgical calendar it’s all leading up to Good Friday anyway so we might as well follow the trail. (more…)