Is it the season to be jolly? The negatives and positives of Christmas

Author:
Tony Payne; Phillip Jensen
Date:
December 20, 2022
Type:

This helpful discussion between Tony Payne and Phillip Jensen reflects on present day attitudes to Christmas. Whilst as Christians we may feel that the gospel is somewhat lost in the commercial overtones of the festive season, the podcast and transcript suggest ways in which the good news of God coming as man to save humanity through Christ's death and resurrection may continue to be shared.

"It’s a bittersweet time of year, in which we find ourselves glad that our secular culture still nods vaguely in the general direction of its Christian foundations, but also realise afresh just how little our society cares about the gospel of Jesus.

It’s also a mixed kind of time for Christian ministry—a time of busyness and outreach and opportunity, but also one that often seems to bear little actual fruit."

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