Back to Bethlehem

Well, it’s that time of year when the Christmas cliches are taken out of their boxes, dusted off, and put back into circulation. Jesus (not the risen Lord but the less imposing perpetual baby) is brought out for brief appearances in Christmas pageants and plays. Everyone from movie makers to beer companies use His birthContinue reading “Back to Bethlehem”

The Light from Bethlehem

I saw just a piece of a program on the Discovery Channel. The opening promised us a show about fearless exploration. They would leave no stone unturned. They would question everything. It featured a scientist and a paranormal researcher who were dressed like a 21st¬†century version of Indiana Jones. They were¬†searching for answers to theContinue reading “The Light from Bethlehem”