Christmas

The King who loves me

Christ the King - listen

“How Many Kings” by Downhere: Follow the star to a place unexpected. Would you believe, after all we’ve projected, A child in a manger? Lowly and small, the weakest of all, Unlikeliest hero, wrapped in his mother’s shawl – Just a child Is this who we’ve waited for? ‘Cause how many kings step down from their thrones? How many lords have abandoned their homes? How many greats have become the least for me? And how many gods have poured outRead more

Lessons & Carols for Christmas Eve

Boys choir - watch

The traditional Anglican service of lessons and carols is beautiful and meaningful. It interweaves readings, hymns, and anthems. The readings and the music walk through the promise of salvation in the Old Testament in preparation for the coming of Messiah. If you don’t happen to be in a position to take in a service like this one – as it is done at King’s College, Cambridge – then set aside 80 minutes or so to enjoy this version. This isRead more