Pastor Phil McCutchen

Christmas Underdogs

But when he heard that Archelaus did reign in Judaea in the room of his father Herod, he was afraid to go thither: notwithstanding, being warned of God in a dream, he turned aside into the parts of Galilee:  And he came and dwelt in a city called Nazareth: that

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“Merry Fake Christmas!”

Now, as I have tried to make clear, I love, love, love the American celebration of Christmas.  The only thing I would tweak would be the gift exchange of adults, but for kids, gift giving on Christmas morning is simply magical.  I am glad Cheri, my wife, goes beyond the

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Cultural & Biblical Christmas, I’m in!

Matthew 1:23  “The virgin will be with child and will give birth to a son, and they will call him Immanuel”–which means, “God with us.” As I take another fresh look at the Christmas story, I’m always struck by how different, difficult, and dangerous that first Christmas was compared to the

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I’m getting a king for Christmas!

“I see him, but not now; I behold him, but not near. A star will come out of Jacob; a scepter will rise out of Israel …  A ruler will come out of Jacob …”  Numbers 24:17-19 Last year around this time, Reince Priebus (remember him) then chairman of the Republican

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3 Reasons You Must Say “Thanks”

Psalms 92:1 “It is a good thing to give thanks.” Because pain and problems come with a megaphone while blessings are often just there like a peaceful and well behaved child, we are all prone to complain more than we praise.  It’s no wonder that the Psalms and a whole

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