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Jesus said, “Where two or three are gathered 
in my name, I’m there with them.” - Matthew 18:20 (CEB)

As Americans living in Bangladesh, my husband and I longed to be with other Christians for the Christmas celebration. Since we were too far to travel home, we chose to visit London. On a sunny-but-crisp Christmas morning, we arrived at the site of our church denomination in London — only...

Today's Prayer
Dear Lord, bless those who show the Christmas spirit to the homesick and befriend the needy. Help us to reflect your love to all. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Luke 2:8-16

Thought for the Day

Wherever we are, we can celebrate the presence of God and the gift of Jesus Christ.

Prayer Focus

Those far from family on Christmas


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