Posts Tagged ‘Magi’

Talking Nativity

Posted by John Lindsay on 6th December 2011 in Faith-based Writers
The Wrong Star     I thought he was with you.

Nativity displays can be like blended families. The surviving pieces in our collection are completely valueless. But, for some strange reason, after every season they continue to be wrapped in tissue and placed somewhat carefully back into their war-torn cardboard boxes. Read the rest of this entry »

The Perfect Gift

It is of utmost importance that we, as writers and producers of Bible-based work get our facts strait. The sketch “The Perfect Gift” was written and produced in 2008 at Detroit World Outreach and is a prime example of live drama, video and preaching (see video link below). The reference made in the sketch about the Magi meeting up with Mary and Joseph when Jesus was two years old was based on Matthew 2:16 but was incorrectly interpreted. There is no question that the Magi were an integral part of God’s plan to protect Jesus from King Herod, however there is no evidence that the Magi were at the birth nor is it feasible to think that it took them two years to arrive. Read the rest of this entry »