Ambitiously Anticipating Advent

Ambitiously Anticipating Advent “When can we open our presents?” my eight-year old daughter asked. “Only seven more sleeps,” I said. I’d been teaching my children to be patient through a…

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O Come All Ye Faithful

The Christmas hymn “O Come All Ye Faithful” is a universal favorite. First sung in Catholic churches, recent research has revealed manuscripts written as early as 1744 by Englishman John…

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Joy to the World

“Joy to the World” is one of the most celebratory Christmas carols we sing. It emphasizes the elations that Christ’s birth brought to mankind. The carol was written by Isaac…

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