The Cradle, Cross, and Crown

One of the reasons we love Christmas is because of tradition. There’s an old saying that tradition is a clock that tells you what time it was.  And for many of us, that time was our childhood…or when the kids were little…or before a loved one passed away. So it stands to reason that many […]

The Danger of Self-Made Religion (Col. 2:8-10)

“The Secret of Joy” (2 Cor. 8:1-4)

People have always developed religions – in every age, culture, and location. We’ve worshipped about everything and in about every way. Paul calls this “self-made religion” (Col. 2:23) …. Adding “Jesus” or other Christian words to a religion we have either invented or inherited doesn’t keep it from being self-made religion.