Monthly Archives: December 2014

Best Western Driftwood

Our family spent a night in Suite #93 at the Best Western Driftwood. It’s a great price – the best bang for the buck that I have seen on the Idaho Falls greenbelt.  Soup, cookies, and complimentary newspapers were in … Continue reading

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The God-Man (12/22/05)

I had fun teasing my wife a couple of nights ago during a bed time discussion, probing her position on Christ.  Does Jesus have a single nature that is a mix of divine and human qualities?  In Jesus, is there … Continue reading

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President Franklin D. Roosevelt on Christmas

President Franklin D. Roosevelt expressed the feelings of many on Christmas Eve, 1944: Here, at home, we will celebrate this Christmas Day in our traditional American way because the deep spiritual meaning to us; because the teachings of Christ are … Continue reading

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Temperance (12/26/03)

Temperance.  Is this word even possible during the Christmas season of eating?  Ever since our neighborhood caroling this past Sunday evening, our family has been receiving plate after plate of goodies.  I can’t begin to describe to you all these … Continue reading

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Christ triumphs over paganism (12/19/03)

Early in the year at a teen Bible study, I remember the comments of a Christian girl.  “We didn’t celebrate Christmas growing up.”  Her family is not alone.  Many of the conservative Puritans in between the years, 1659-1681, didn’t celebrate … Continue reading

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The King (12/17/03)

Kings are in much conversation, both in Hollywood and the news.  I have heard the stories of many kings.  Their power.  Their splendor.  I have seen pictures of palaces and beautiful estates where many of them have lived.  But unfortunately, all … Continue reading

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Son of Bethlehem, we need You (12/15/03)

No bus in Jerusalem would take us.  Some of the locals advised us not to go.  All of the tourist information boxed in with warning signs the West Bank sections of their books.  But my buddy and I wanted to go.  Finally, … Continue reading

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