This manger scene was different

In 1994, two Americans answered an invitation from the Russian Department of Education to teach morals and ethics, based on Biblical principles, in various institutions. One place they visited was a large orphanage. It was nearing the holidays, and they introduced the orphans to the traditional Christmas story for the first time. They told them … Continue reading This manger scene was different

Jesus: The name above every name

Here’s the name above every name in Great Britain this year: Muhammad. A survey conducted by a parenting website has declared the name Muhammad to be the most popular name for baby boys in Britain, surpassing previous favorites, Oliver and Jack. Muhammad jumped 27 spots from last year to claim the top spot on the … Continue reading Jesus: The name above every name

Mississippi miracle

As I was preparing to preach on the resurrection of Jesus Christ this week, I remembered the story I heard earlier this year about a man named Walter Williams. Just imagine opening the newspaper and reading this lead sentence: “Workers at Porter and Sons Funeral Home were preparing to embalm Walter Williams on Thursday when … Continue reading Mississippi miracle