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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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I join many of those who will pray for you as you seek to discern what you are called to be at this moment. May God grant you the courage to fulfill that calling. May we all open our eyes and see the misery, open our ears and hear the cries of God’s people, and, like God through the Lord Jesus Christ, be incarnate amongst them.” 

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