Archive | November 19, 2015

Sharing the Gospel with the Christmas Tree

It is that time of the year when our thoughts turn to “Christmas” even while planning Thanksgiving dinner. I am so thankful that God sent His only begotten son to die for my sins. So thankful that we have the freedom to give Thanks to whom it is due and also to share Christ. Even if it is in decorating a Christmas tree. Do you know that He loves you?

I love sharing about Jesus. Especially at CHRISTmas time.

Katherine H. Purdy

Our first Christmas tree as a “family”. Mom and “Dad Hinchee” were married in April, 1964. I moved from my grandparents home and into our new apartment when school started. A new home, a new school and a new name. I morphed from Kathy Smith to Kathy Hinchee. It took a while for us to feel like a family. It must have been around Christmas time. Jerry (Dad Hinchee) cut two scotch pine trees and wired them together to make our very first Christmas tree – just as two “families” became one.

The Lord impressed upon my heart about 35 years ago that a Christmas tree could be more than just something to look pretty. In the middle of the night, I awoke and grabbed my Bible, paper and pen and have been sharing the Christmas Tree Gospel ever since.

I’m sure you have heard this before and have used…

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