Category Archives: Christ Child

Merry Christmas! — “For Unto Us a Son is Given”

I am going to take a break from posting material on “Go!” during Christmas. Following Christmas I will be traveling to Nicaragua to teach a course on mission theology and practice and serving as the Bible study leader at the … Continue reading

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The Bible — A Five Part Miniseries is Coming to the History Channel on 3.3.13

The Bible is an epic five-week, 10 hour television miniseries premiering March 3, 2013 on the History Channel from Emmy Award winning husband and wife team, Mark Burnett and Roma Downey. Each week the History Channel will show episodes on … Continue reading

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A Magical Afternoon Celebrating the Birth of Jesus — A Neighbourhood Outreach Event

“And there were horses and giggling children abiding in the fields” surrounding John D. Bracco School (Edmonton) on December 9th as a multitude of followers of Christ from The Olive Branch announced the birth of Jesus, “For unto you is … Continue reading

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Come, Thou Long Expected Jesus

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God Is In the Manger by Dietrich Bonhoeffer — A Free Audio Book from Christianaudio

“There are only two places where the powerful and great in this world lose their courage, tremble in the depths of their souls, and become truly afraid.  These are the manger and the cross of Jesus Christ.” “No priest, no … Continue reading

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Isaiah 7:10-14 — “The Sign of God’s Favour”

Calvin, of Calvin and Hobbes fame, is outside with his coat on, looking a tad bit disappointed. Calvin says, “If I was in charge, we’d never see grass between October and May.”  Calvin looks up to heaven and says, “On … Continue reading

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