Category: Christmas

Reflection on Christmas

Reflection on Christmas

“Nevertheless, there will be no more gloom for those who were in distress… The people walking in darkness have seen a great light; on those living in the land of deep darkness, a light has dawned.” (Isa. 9:1, 2). The coming of Jesus Christ, the Light of the world, is the greatest event this earth will ever know. If Christ […]

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How God Prepared The World For The Coming Of His Son

How God Prepared The World For The Coming Of His Son

“But when the fulness of the time had come, God sent forth His Son…to redeem those who were under the law that we might receive the adoption as sons.” Gal.4:4-5.  The coming of the Son of God into the world was timely on God’s program. Although the occasion itself was a humble and ordinary incident, its impact has remained the greatest event in human history. The advent […]

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Montesano Festival of Lights December 14

Don’t Start The Celebrations Without Christ

“The people walking in darkness have seen a great light; on those living in the land of deep darkness a light has dawned.” “In him was life, and that life was the light of all mankind.” “When Jesus spoke again to the people, he said, “I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness but will have the light of life” […]

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2020 Christmas Message By The ECWA President, Rev. (Dr) Stephen Baba Panya

2020 Christmas Message By The ECWA President, Rev. (Dr) Stephen Baba Panya

On behalf of me and my family, and the ECWA Executive, I bring you warm greetings in the precious name of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Christmas season is the period of the year when Christians (believers in Christ Jesus) all over the world celebrate the birth of our Savior and Lord Jesus Christ. The miracle of Christmas is […]

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Celebrating A Safe Christmas Holiday During COVID-19

Celebrating A Safe Christmas Holiday During COVID-19

According to recent guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), holiday celebrations need to be different this year from the usual holiday gatherings to prevent the spread of COVID-19. “The safest way to celebrate winter holidays is at home with the people who live with you. Travel and gatherings with family and friends who do not live […]

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Merry Christmas! Joy to the World by the 51st African Children’s Choir

 Joy to the World by the 51st African Children’s Choir®- Merry Christmas! Joy to the World performed by the 51st African Children’s Choir® shortly after their return to Uganda in October 2020. The Choir and their aunties and uncles overcame extraordinary circumstances when their tour was cut short by the pandemic. As they sheltered for almost six months at the Choir base in […]

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Christmas Movies For This Holiday Season

Christmas Movies For This Holiday Season

There are so many Christmas classic movies and TV shows out there that picking one out for yourself or your family shouldn’t be a problem this year. We put together the very best Christmas movies for your 2020 Holiday Season. The lineup this year includes the soon-to-be classic holiday stories to be expected from Hallmark Christmas movies to the very […]

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Christmas Syncs With Humility

Christmas Syncs With Humility

And she gave birth to her firstborn son and wrapped him in swaddling cloths and laid him in a manger, because there was no place for them in the inn. Luke 2:7 Pride is a grievous and deadly sin and from Biblical records, it was the first sin committed. Lucifer started us off on that path, Adam and Eve followed and […]

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The Best of Times, The Worst of Times

The Best of Times, The Worst of Times

Probably the most famous and most memorable opening lines to any novel are those by Charles Dickens in his “A Tale of Two Cities”. These words come to me as I think of our present situation in facing the Corona Virus. The ambiguity of the sentiments, I believe, speaks to the way we can react to the challenges facing us […]

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Let Christmas Be Complicated

Let Christmas Be Complicated

We often overlook the tragic backdrop to Jesus' birth. (Photo:
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