Merry Christmas, Everyone!!!

Organized Christianity came into existence, and exists, to preserve a treasure, a command to be executed, a promise to be repeated, a mission to fulfilled.

Maurice Powicke, in The Legacy of the Middle Ages

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Christ is born!  Does not our year begin with this?  Yes, we are Christians.

May we live this year as those who witness Christ.  Preserve the treasure in challenging times.  Live as commanded no matter the cost or hostility encountered.  Live the promise, fulfill the mission.

Now more urgently than in my lifetime: we must witness Christ.

I challenge you consciously, internationally – live Christ each day from now until December 25, 2016.

Good health, and good cheer!