Imperfect Christmas (Luke 2:6-7)

MOTIVATE How many of you are good wrappers? Not a beat box rapper, but a present box wrapper.   Who likes wrapping paper? To me, either get a bag or one better – hold present behind back and I’ll close my eyes and then you bring out saying “surprise!” It will have the same effect….

Imperfect Christmas – Family (Luke 2:4-5)

MOTIVATE If you could spend time with any person in our family, who would you spend it with? Start with the Pastor… no, we hear him talk every week. Alethia would be a wonderful starting point. She’s full of truth with her intelligence from reading over a hundred books each year. She’s a quiet spirit,…

Imperfect Christmas (Luke 2:1-5)

MOTIVATE Every year starts with the greatest of intentions. Perfect decorations – done in advance, but not too soon! Perfectly decorated tree. Perfect family pictures for sending Christmas cards. Perfect plans with multiple events for both sides of family, and seeing friends. Perfect menus for dinner and get togethers… with the perfect desserts (do Christmas…