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Christmas is for you

Now that Thanksgiving has come and gone, the Christmas season has begun. Many of us spend Thanksgiving weekend watching football and getting ready for Christmas. We do some shopping, work on our plans for our celebration, and decorate our homes. Our family decorating included setting up our nativity set. I have written here and elsewhere about my fascination with nativity […]

Let’s Get the Joy and Get to Work – Sermon Text 1

First Sunday After Christmas December 29, 2013 Texts: Isaiah 61:1-4, 8-11; Luke 4:16-21 Audio: On the TLUMC Sermon Podcast page Years ago I heard a preacher use his Thanksgiving Dinner at home as a sermon illustration. He said that after a wonderful meal with his mom, dad, siblings, some extended family, […]