When we come to worship, we’re coming to the starting point of everything that begets substance and fruitfulness in our lives. There are many words used today to describe worship—celebration, exaltation, praise, magnifying the Lord, and glorifying the Lord. But at the heart of worship is meeting God, and while praising Him is worthy, He wants us to come into His presence. It’s in that encounter that we experience watershed worship.
Something about the Christmas season makes us more inclined to acknowledge the child in us.
There are those who argue against the Christmas celebration because "it cost so much." But Christmas has always been costly; in fact, it cost Heaven everything. This Christmas, answer the Holy Spirit's summons to "spend big" with willingness to love, serve, and care for human need and brokenness.
The arrangement and decoration of a Christmas tree is not a surrender to mere cultural tradition. By means of the Christmas tree, we testify of three important things about what we believe.
Join Pastor Jack and Anna Hayford for this unforgettable study tour of Israel. This is Pastor Jack’s 41st visit to His Land.