Hans Gruber

Christmas for Beginners – Day 21

The Maccabees Just the gist (for small children and others with tiny attention spans):               A wicked Greek man named Antiochus Epiphanes came to power and tried to undo all the hard work of the Returnees.  He destroyed the wall they’d built, desecrated the temple and ordered that any found copies of the Torah were to be …

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Die Hard: How It Ultimately Shows Our Hunger for the Living God

It’s that time of year – Christmas music in the air, the smell of pine filling the house, tenderly wrapping gifts for loved ones and arguing to the death over whether or not Die Hard is a Christmas movie. Behold, the indisputable proof: It’s a theme repeated over and over in the Bible: God’s beloved …

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