Who Were The Shepherds?

Who Were The Shepherds?

Week 2: Bethlehem was important to God for another reason. It was where the lambs were born and raised for the Temple sacrifice. This meant that those shepherds to whom the angels appeared, were not ordinary shepherds. They were holy men specifically trained for this most holy task. Jewish writings in the Mishnah (early Jewish oral teachings) confirm this.

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Why Was Jesus Born In Bethlehem?

Why Was Jesus Born In Bethlehem?

This is the first of 4 blog posts to help us prepare for Christmas. Many churches celebrate the 4 Sundays of Advent leading up to Christmas. This is an important time to prepare our hearts to reflect on the true meaning of Christmas – the birth of Jesus Christ. These blogs explain very important information to enhance our understanding of Christmas

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The Importance of Manners

What are manners?  Dictionary.com defines manners as “a socially acceptable way of behaving.”  At least that is what it used to mean, and still should.  The manners of both adults and children today are not acceptable.  Why?  It is because...

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