Should Christians Celebrate Christmas?

Christmas can be a time of great joy and anticipation. There isn’t a child who doesn’t look forward to Christmas morning and seeing what Santa Claus has brought. For the rest of us, Christmas is a great time to be together with family and friends. It is a time to see those family members we […]

Annus Horribilis

On November 24, 1992, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II attended a banquet at Guildhall to mark the 40th anniversary of her accession. The Queen gave a speech and she famously said, “1992 is not a year on which I shall look back with undiluted pleasure. In the words of one of my more sympathetic correspondents, […]

Joy to the World

My wife and kids hate me. Well, maybe that’s not entirely true – they just hate me this time of the year. You see, I love Christmas carols. A local station plays nothing but Christmas music from Thanksgiving to Christmas; if we’re traveling anywhere, we listen to those Christmas carols. I have some Christmas albums […]