Posts from December 2012

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Where was God?

by James Skimins

There is a natural tendency to wrap Christmas up in a sentimental bow. Yes, I enjoy all aspects of Christmas. I enjoy the music, even the old stuff on that prehistoric electronic device called the radio. Yes, I enjoy the lights and the worship, the busyness and even in the sad moments of this Christmas, with families experiencing […]

Advent: The Best of Times and the Worst of Times

by James Skimins

Charles Dickens and “The Christmas Carol” is one of the classics of Christmas. But he also wrote “A Tale of Two Cities,” which has one of the great opening lines of English literature. “It was the best of times and it was the worst of times.” In many ways, this advent season is like this. This year, […]