Surprise

A sermon delivered by Jennifer Harris Dault at First Baptist Church, Belleville, IL, on January 1, 2012. Luke 2:22-40 “O Hearken Ye Who Would Believe.” It’s a wonderful song, isn’t it? It’s joyful and encouraging and reminds us what this Christmas season is all about....

Surprised by Christmas

Last year about this time, the year’s first snowfall surprised everyone. We were caught off guard, though it was mid-December and weather folks had predicted a snowstorm in Kitchener-Waterloo, Ont., where we lived. Like many people that day, I drove in spite of...