Posts tagged with ‘Christmas Letter’

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Christmas 2016

by Drew Downs

Dear Friends, “…until she had borne a son; and he named him Jesus.” This is how the writer of Matthew describes the birth of our Lord and Savior, the Messiah, the Prince of Peace. Not in flowery prose, but the linguistic gymnastics of the past perfect. –“until she had borne”– Like the birth was a […]

Christmas Message 2015

by Drew Downs

Joseph also went from the town of Nazareth in Galilee to Judea, to the city of David called Bethlehem, because he was descended from the house and family of David. When we tell the birth story of Jesus, we speak of this unlikely couple with a very unlikely pregnancy; a trip to Bethlehem with its […]