Category Archives: Christmas

Christmas: It’s About the Cross … It’s About the Empty Tomb — Go Fish

Christmas is about many things — family gatherings, gift sharing, sumptuous feasts, (and these aspects of Christmas are truly gifts of God!) — but Christmas is really about so much more. Christmas is “about the cross … its about my … Continue reading

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The Birth of Jesus, the Saviour for All People, is Celebrated Around the World

Jesus is the Saviour of all people. Over the centuries, God’s missionary people have participated in His mission of bringing His life-creating and life-sustaining message to people in every land. Consequently, Christians celebrate Jesus’ birth worldwide. Here is how some Christians will be celebrating Jesus’ … Continue reading

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Andrew Peterson: “Labor of Love” (Behold The Lamb of God)

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Four Ways to Serve This Christmas Season (That Helps All Year Long)

Verge shared an article by For The City Network in which they discuss how Christian service can have an impact now, and all year long.  The four acts of service they recommend are: 1. Providing a Christmas for foster care children and families … Continue reading

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Jesus is “A Great and Mighty Wonder”

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Christmas Outreach Ideas

The Christmas season provides Christians with an excellent opportunity to tell other people why we celebrate the birth of Jesus.  Are you looking for ways that your congregation can share the Good News during the Christmas season?  Outside the Box Ministry … Continue reading

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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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Your Invitation To Receive Lamp’s Advent Devotions

Rev. Ken Klaus writes, When I was asked to write the introduction for this year’s LAMP devotional, I jumped at the opportunity. That is because, having been on the Lutheran Hour radio broadcast for more than a decade, I was … Continue reading

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Handel’s Messiah — For Unto Us a Child Is Given

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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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