You have sung about the 12 days of Christmas... but have you heard of the 27th year of Christmas?
We've heard it a lot (on repeat, it seems), this whole idea that God has given each of us a gift. And it's true! The Apostle Paul tells us that Jesus has given gifts to every individual in the Church. In Ephesians chapter 4, he actually describes the moment when He did it!
I have an announcement to make: Im a Dad! Well, for the second time. But honestly, already having one child does not make the birth of the second any less exciting! Our daughter was born
There is this idea out there that only extraordinary people can do extraordinary things. Well, allow me to burst that bubble for you by stating this: there is no such thing as extraordinary people.
It easy to assume that since we have accepted a life with Christ that everything should be perfect. After all He is perfect and “every good and perfect thing comes from the Father” (James 1:17). Sometimes praising God is effortless, but often it is a sacrifice.
190 years ago, a French lawyer and politician named Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin penned these words: “Tell me what you eat and I will tell you what you are.” And medical experts, nutritionists and Mom’s and Dad’s everywhere have been saying it ever since.