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CRIVoice Institute The origin of the word quotXmasquot for Christmas It


The 12 Symbols of Christmas. I am going to use this to have our Elf

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Do not conform Romans " And be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what is that good, ...

Readings & Reflections: Solemnity of the Nativity of the Lord, December 25,2015 | PagadianDiocese.org

I hope you all have been having a splendabulous Epiphany Season. We have been working hard for the last month on the banners you see above.

In the case of the Nativity, it should not be placed on the Communion table, since it is likely that Communion will be celebrated before Epiphany.

The Chi-Rho monogram, composed of the first two letters in Greek of the word Christos (Gk: chi, X = ch; rho, P = r). There are many variations of this ...

Some good friends of ours just compiled an EP of new Christmas songs, including fresh recordings of "Glory in the Heights" by Yours truly and "Repeat the ...

Blood Molecules

I really enjoyed reading Ryan's last two posts about offerings, but if you're like me, you're probably wondering how to apply these wonderful truths to our ...

For additional general information about the lectionary, click on Lectionary Basics.

"Xmas" used on a Christmas postcard (1910).

An Epiphany Devotional, January 6

My favorite book on church year spirituality is Robert Webber's Ancient-Future Time: Forming Spirituality through the Christian Year .

On Christmas, the Christ Candle in the center of the Advent wreath is traditionally lit in many church services.

The famous Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree in New York City

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Wonder Words (18)

Hey! Worship Leader Magazine just published an unexpected and kind review of reformworship.com! You can find it on page 85 in their October issue, ...

Jesus and his disciples on what will be called Maundy Thursday

Advent Starry Night by Virginia Wieringa

Yup, the folks over at Living Waters are seriously making these arguments. Ray Comfort should have just stuck with the banana thing; at least that bit had a ...

This is the album that captured my attention in iTunes: Chant: Music for the Soul - Monks of Cistercian Abbey. I thought for sure Gregorian Chant would be ...

Not everyone you lose is a loss.


According to Dennis Bratcher at The Voice we can begin singing Christmas carols on the Third Sunday of Advent, the Sunday of Joy.

The Sunday worship gathering is the greatest point of tension among the leaders of our church. Just about every conflict that arises among staff members and ...

You Asked For It #1: How Can I Trust the Bible?

Exploring new Liturgy possibilities. Five pm Mass on Sunday 23rd August 2009 was the first of what might possibly become a more regular pattern of ...

Call to Arms

Theological Spectrum Chart

I hate to admit this ...

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Over the past couple of months I have been teaching my kids the Lord's Prayer. It's amazing how fast they pick these kinds of things up.

I went to my favorite place in the world the other day, the mall (read sarcasm). Christmas decorations already up not only in the mall, but on the way to ...

"You're Beautiful" by Phil Wickham : Reform worship.

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Meaning to Life

Calvin and Hobbes on Fatalism

... contestants sing "Shout to the Lord" to close Idol Gives Back last night? What did you think? I would probably have a different opinion about this if I ...

Lent Reflection: A New Exodus, a New Temple, and a Coming Kingdom : Reform worship.

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As we celebrate our independence this evening with fireworks sparklers music family and friends may we also give thanks to God for the call to work for ...


In worship yesterday this simple phrase from Colossians 1:27, "Christ in you, the hope of glory," took on a much deeper meaning to me.

THE WAY OF THE CROSS: Download this prayer pamphlet to unite your own sufferings to

meaning of color

God shows His love for us in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us" (Rom. 5:8).

I got to thinking about what that word BOLD means to me. I pondered how sometimes people like to take each letter of a word and make additional meaning to ...

“When a problem is encountered relative to God's sovereignty and man's will, it probably lies in thinking of man's will as standing over against God's will, ...

The ...

“Silo” of the denomination, Nazarenes need to work more with other groups who have closely related theology (like Assembly of God, Wesleyan, Methodist, ...

A Winter Shade of Pale


Gaudete Sunday is upon us! Here are 11 things to know and share .

My son loves choo-choo trains. We live a block away from some busy freight tracks. It's a "no horn" town, but occasionally a train blows it.

Easter Bible Videos Celebrate Resurrection of Jesus Christ


Shaji Thumpecherayil - Both Lyrics & Music. Sung By Kester praise the lord.

are adopting this Eastern way of thinking and living, being and doing church. It is quite popular among postmodern, post-Protestant, post-everything ...

Jan 8 Sticky Hands & A Snotty Nose

The Mighty Angels of Daniel 10: Jolted Back to Strength | The Christ in Prophecy Journal

View #3) Salvation is gained by faith in Jesus, It is kept by faith in Jesus. Net result: Salvation can not be “lost”, but it can be forfeited.

Joyous Celebration 20 - Praise Medley



They will be fun, and they will point us all to the real meaning of Christmas.


Prior to a pastors meeting one day I walked into the office of a fellow pastor at my church. He was setting with his back to me strumming a guitar and ...

#BOMTC Day 36, May 12~Alma 5-6 or Pages 217-

This ceramic Judaica item is hand-decorated in a variety of festive colors suitable to the spring season and Pesach. In the center is written "Passover" in ...

Advent songs are hard to come by. During the four weeks of Advent, many worship leaders, who try to intentionally observe the Christian Year, ...

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Activities for Lent

Branden Martin "Here's a Quarter" - The Voice Season 12 - The Blind Audi.

Advent Resources

Sure, I'm not going to deny that I like Tarder Sauce, the Grumpy Cat. Or, I should say that I appreciate the memes that sprang up around this cat's.

He is risen!

But I submit that the opposite of liturgical is not free church or chaotic; the opposite of liturgical is theatrical. If worship is not the work of the ...

Cypress Tables and Furniture by Joseph Cataldie: St. Francis Niches

As I was reading the scriptures the Lord spoke and said, “I am the Lion of Judah. The first time I came as the Lamb, but now I come to the people ...

I believe it is Thanksgiving grands pic 2

Instead of opting for the familiar White Elephant gift exchange, our family has a White Dove gift exchange on Christmas day. The dove is a symbol of the ...

White Ash / Texas A&M Forest Service – Trees of Texas

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... is a gifted worship leader and singer herself. She helps me in my ministry and works part-time in Elmhurst. I am also a singer/songwriter and have ...

This Japanese maple that grows beside our house could hardly be noticed throughout the summer. In early autumn it remained demur among the towering oaks and ...

Jackson's death sparks surge in collectibles prices July 01, 2009 by Eric Bradley antiquetrader.com