Joseph and Jesus: An Adoptive Father’s Thoughts

When we are not consumed with shopping, decorations, and other holiday preparations, the focus of our attention during the Christmas season usually lands on Jesus (hopefully) and to a lesser extent, his mother, Mary. This is right and good. But often overlooked is Joseph, a mysterious character who played a significant role in the birth…Continue reading Joseph and Jesus: An Adoptive Father’s Thoughts

Wise Men Worship and a Maniacal King Murders: A Christmas Reflection

Jesus, the One whom we celebrate every Christmas, is polarizing. Not because there is anything wrong with him, but because there is so much wrong about us.  He is not the sort of person that one can take or leave, or that one can evaluate in a standoffish sort of manner. Jesus’ very person demands…Continue reading Wise Men Worship and a Maniacal King Murders: A Christmas Reflection