A blizzard hit Ukraine just a couple of days before we planned a big outreach for the community. Sunday, January 8th is the day after Christmas here and it is when we planned a large Christmas festival in our church yard.
What image pops into your mind when you think about Christmas morning?
Of course it should be Jesus,
Christina and I want to wish you and your family a merry Christmas this year.
May today be a true celebration of the birth of the Savior who came to live and die and save the lost.
I did something special for you this Christmas, I made you a gift.
It’s a gift that I pray it will bless you this Christmas season.
Here’s a very strange Christmas greeting by Maria Katasonova from Novorussia (Eastern Ukraine).
Joy to the People
Death to the enemy
Merry Christmas from Novorussia
The enemy will be defeated
The victory will be ours
and if we don’t win
then we will destroy the entire world!
Today is January 7th and it’s Christmas day here in Ukraine. I’ve received a few questions about why Ukraine doesn’t celebrate Christmas on December 25th,
It’s Christmas Eve here in Ukraine. After preaching in our Christmas Eve service I came home and was relaxing a bit when I came across this Christmas greeting by Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko.
I arose while it was still dark this Christmas morning,
Made my way past the children who were still soundly snoring,
If you already took your Christmas tree down then today would be a great day to grab it out of the trash and put it back where it belongs!
Christina and I want to wish you and your family a very merry Christmas. May Christ not only be at the center of your Christmas celebration but may he also be at the center of your 2014!
I’m still surprised by how many people don’t know that December 25th is not Christmas in Ukraine! When I tell them that we celebrate on January 7th the usual response I get is,