Christ and Culture,Glad Tidings

Glad Tidings Introduction and Purpose

16 Dec , 2016  

Glad Tidings© is a monthly Christian Epistle. It has been published since January, 2004, and distributed free of charge by email. It is also published monthly on this website. Since Glad Tidings© is sent to all comers. It contains an article that seeks to investigate themes that are common to people in general, and Americans […]

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Christmas Observation

16 Dec , 2016  

Shepherds worship Jesus

Angels Appear to the Shepherds The shepherds, who were expecting nothing, who were “just common joes”, who were minding their business, were energized to check out the fantastic report, …for there is born to you this day in the city of David a Savior, who is Christ the Lord.    (Luke 2:11) Now, they were Jews. […]

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Advent Celebration: Third Sunday

11 Dec , 2016  

The Annunciation

Third Sunday in Advent–The Mary Candle, pink So they hurried off and found Mary and Joseph, and the baby, who was lying in the manger.  When they had seen him, they spread the word concerning what had been told them about this child, and all who heard it were amazed at what the shepherds said to them.  But […]

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Advent Celebration: Second Sunday

4 Dec , 2016  

Second Sunday in Advent–The Shepherds Candle, purple So they hurried off and found Mary and Joseph, and the baby, who was lying in the manger.  When they had seen him, they spread the word concerning what had been told them about this child, and all who heard it were amazed at what the shepherds said to them. […]

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Advent Celebration: First Sunday

27 Nov , 2016  

First Sunday in Advent– The Angels Candle, purple Be not afraid; for behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy which shall be to all the people: for there is born to you this day in the city of David a Saviour, who is Christ the Lord   And this is the sign unto you: Ye shall find a […]

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Advent Wreath

27 Nov , 2016  

Introduction to Advent This is the season when Christians look forward to the birth of Jesus the God/man. Born a baby in the natural way, this child grew up to be a powerful preacher and miracle worker. He was fully man and operated in the power of Almighty God. He was fully God and participated […]

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Praying for the Church

30 May , 2016  

Author: Steve Gammon, Conference Minister   One of the most important things any of us can do for our churches is to pray for them. When Paul wrote to the churches the things dearest on his heart, he often focused on prayer. Prayers of Thanksgiving In Colossians 1, for example, there are wonderful lessons on […]

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Culture’s Economy vs. Christ’s Economy

7 Jul , 2014  

Gratia Christi, quod Sum, quod Vivo, quoque Laboro facit. The grace of Christ makes what I am, what I live, what I do Culture’s Economy vs. Christ’s Economy The current culture envisions our national economy as a zero sum game. The belief is promoted that we have a limited amount of financial resources and no […]

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Culture of Government vs. Culture of Christ

30 Jun , 2014  

Gratia Christi, quod Sum, quod Vivo, quoque Laboro facit. The grace of Christ makes what I am, what I live, what I do  Culture of Government vs. Culture of Christ Ruth read a recent Facebook post about a SWAT Team raid on the Garden of Eden. Neighborhood complaints of code enforcement and allegations of growing […]

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Marriage in the Culture vs. Marriage in Christ

23 Jun , 2014  

Gratia Christi, quod Sum, quod Vivo, quoque Laboro facit.  “The grace of Christ makes what I am, what I live, what I do” Love in the 60’s Ruth and I began dating and because we liked one another, we became “steadies”. We fell in love in 1960, and began looking toward marriage as the consummation […]

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