9/11

Nineteen years ago, in what now seems like a very different time, two airplanes flew into the World Trade Center towers in the Manhattan borough of New York City. A plane hit the Pentagon, and another attempted to hit the White House, but was thwarted by heroes who retook the cockpit, unfortunately falling to their … Continue reading 9/11

The Days of Christ(mas) 2: Zechariah

Day Two Yesterday I referred to Gualtiere’s “Advent Devotional Experience” and his seven character sketches. He begins with Zechariah. To summarize his thoughts, Zechariah is where the story of Christmas begins. Hi nine months of silence after doubting God’s ability to give Elizabeth and him a child was God’s way of getting him to hear … Continue reading The Days of Christ(mas) 2: Zechariah

The Days of Christ(mas) 1: Characters of the Christmas Narrative

Day One Jesus' incarnation was a pivotal event in the course of all history. For hundreds if not thousands of years, the entire calendar of history revolved around the life of Christ. B.C. (before Christ) and A.D. (Anno Domini or Year of our Lord) came after a year designation to show whether it was before … Continue reading The Days of Christ(mas) 1: Characters of the Christmas Narrative