-The Christmas Story for Children
This story takes place about 2000 years ago. There was a man named Joseph. Joseph was a carpenter. He loved a lady very much and her name was Mary. Mary and Joseph were engaged to be married.
-Ghosts of Conversations Past Spur Unconventional Drama
Playwright S. C. Pinney was working at a farmers' market in Orillia when his ears were drawn to a conversation between three men with intellectual disabilities. As he listened to the warm, animated banter, snippets of dialogue sifted their way into his imagination and began to rearrange themselves as scenes."That was the beginning," he says.
-Who Was... The Baby Jesus
Because of the enormity of the task of any biographical attempt made on the life of Jesus, for this article I decided to try to limit myself to two pressing questions related to the birth of Christ. The first of these questions is 'What was the purpose of Christ's birth?' the second being, 'What prophesies were fulfilled by the birth of Christ?'. Obviously even trying to only look at these two aspects of Christ's birth are huge, but God willing, we can learn a little more about our Savior by taking this journey together.
-Shoebox Gifts Packed and Prepped With Love
Is Batman scary or not? That was the discussion that erupted at our "pod" at the Operation Christmas Child (OCC) shoebox processing centre in Waterloo, Ontario. My daughter Holly and I—who, living in a house with a lot of Batman lovers—fell into the "not scary" camp, were volunteers for a four-hour shift of inspecting a handful of the hundreds of thousands of shoeboxes crammed (and I do mean crammed) with goodies for Samaritan's Purse annual outreach to children in need around the world.
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