Christmas

Lessons from the wise men

I’ve been reflecting on the story of the wise men who visited Jesus [Matthew 2:1-12]. Matthew calls them magi, which could mean wise men, astrologers, teachers, physicians, seers or even sorcerers. It’s safe to presume they were erudite men. It’s also safe to assume they weren’t the only ones in their profession. So, what made …

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Would you become an ant?

I wrote previously about the challenge when God doesn’t answer our difficult questions. Often, we think about the difficult questions of life from the perspective of pain, suffering, death, etc. Yet, there are other significant questions which we sometimes overlook. For instance, when Adam and Eve sinned, why didn’t God abandon the whole human experiment …

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What if the first Christmas never happened?

Have you ever wondered how things would be if there was no Christmas? Or put another way, how would life be different for you if the first Christmas never happened? Honestly, it’s a question I never considered until recently. Christmas is the biggest holiday of the year for many and usually, a time most families …

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