Once every 5-6 years (depending on how leap years fall) Christmas Day falls on a Sunday. This year (2011) was one of those years. Our church chose to focus on a Christmas morning service this year instead of a Christmas Eve service.
As we gathered, we not only celebrated the birth of our Savior, but wrapped up our Advent series where we have been focusing on some of the things that came because of Christ’s birth. The final element was the coming of light that shined into the darkness of the world. Jesus lived a life of light. In fact, if you stop and think about it, it seems that the light of Jesus was noticed much more when we was doing the things of God as opposed to not doing the things of the world. That concept has great implications for us.
The Light of the world was born so that we could see the way back to God and become lights ourselves.
Here’s how we took time to remember and celebrate that: Continue Reading…