Simplify the Season
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By Davalynn Spencer @davalynnspencer Remember when Christmas was simple? You were probably a child. Gifts Pine trees Lights Music As adults we complicate things. Parties Pre-lit trees Shopping without end Credit Can we simplify the season—enjoy it without getting caught up in the hoopla? Celebrate the Child? This

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A Son is Given
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By Davalynn Spencer @davalynnspencer God loved, so He gave. He promised. He revealed. He pursued. He’s been after us all our lives, and to prove it, He came. In His most vulnerable condition, He could not be stopped. Yet, at the peak of His earthly walk, He surrendered

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A Reason to Celebrate
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By Davalynn Spencer @davalynnspencer Do you need a reason to celebrate Christmas this year? Holidays for many people are difficult moments during which they grit their teeth and just get through. Reasons vary – from death of a loved one or loss of a friend, to economic hardship

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What do we have that we haven’t received?
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By Davalynn Spencer @davalynnspencer ‘Tis the season of giving, right? Or is it the season of getting? “Six o’ one, half dozen of the other,” Mama used to say. But always she added, “We give at Christmas because God gave us Jesus.” I grew up hearing that and

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