Understanding the religion of the people we are defending Jesus to is important. Constantly talking about how the truth applies to ourselves - without consideration of their own spiritual beliefs and concepts - will only make our interactions with them like two ships passing in the night on a stormy sea. 

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When we want to make a successful presentation of Jesus as the Savior God has sent to the world, it's important for us to understand the culture and sub-culture of the people we are talking to. Blindly dumping the truth on people without consideration of where they are coming from most often just turns them away from even considering what we say to them.  

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The fact that Jesus is the same yesterday, today, and forever is more than a comfort that God will always treat us the same. 

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The story of Christmas is a good news story.  Rev. Charles McKnight reminds us of this foundational reason behind the season.


Jesus is more than the nice guy of Christmas.



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A discussion about Truth and Reconciliation with two members of the Wiikwemkoong First Nation, and a member and Chief of the Aundeck Omni Kaning First Nation.

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