What Risk is This?

  “The Lord said to Abram, “Leave your country, your people and your father’s household and go to the land I will show you.”  Genesis 12:1 “Some time later God tested Abraham, He said to him, “Abraham!” “Here I am,” he replied. “Then God said, “Take your son, your only son, Isaac, whom you love…

Breaking News

    Breaking News By Jennifer Ann Johnson   Against a backdrop—indigo and star, Luminous angels appear before men, Ancient Wisdom they proclaim near and far, To shepherds and sheep, to earth and heaven.   Luminous angels appear before men, On a Space-Time night with Tripartite accord, To shepherds and sheep, to earth and heaven,…

The Empty Box

  What?! Christmas morning?! Ryan raced to the tree. Mom and dad had left the tree lights on. “Mom and dad!”  Ryan yelled from the living room. He wasn’t going to start without them. Mom and dad appeared in the hallway. “We’re up. Go ahead, Ryan.” Well, it didn’t take long for Ryan to rip…

Star Course: The King Awakens!

“Where is the one who has been born king of the Jews? We saw his star when it rose and have come to worship him.” [The magi] “Then Herod called the Magi secretly and found out from them the exact time the star had appeared.”… “After they had heard the king, they went on their…

When I Think of Christmas

    When I think of Christmas I think of the King of Love laid in a manger – Sovereignty supine under sterling stars twinkling through millennia of delight, Sublimity submitted to the gaze of cherubim and seraphim and slack-jawed shepherds.   When I think of Christmas I think of a Son, A Son, whose tiny hands, emptied of…