Category: The Manger

Defining success in terms of authentic witness rather than numbers (even though they are huge!)

It’s Monday morning and I am exhausted! But in a good way. This weekend’s “all-in” emphasis on telling the Good News story to our community was a resounding success. And by that I mean in ways far beyond raw numbers. Over the weekend over 3,100 visitors made their way to our campus to experience as…

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Just follow the star – and find your way home (50 photographs from Walk Through Bethlehem 2019)

Today’s blog post is ambitious. However, my theme for the month is that of “following a photographic trail to Bethlehem” (and the real meaning of Christmas), so including a collection of images this extensive was always a possibility. Yesterday evening our church offered the first night of our annual Walk Through Bethlehem experience – it’s…

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There is no other story: (8 manger scenes – one act of humility and vulnerability)

They hurried to the village and found Mary and Joseph. And there was the baby, lying in the manger. After seeing him, the shepherds told everyone what had happened and what the angel had said to them about this child. All who heard the shepherds’ story were astonished… – Luke 2 Today’s Advent focus is “Manger”. We…

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