The Cedar Chips Newsletter

December 2022
“Can You Name the Carol?” Edition

The Weary World Rejoices
by Kent Landhuis

Christmas brings waiting. We anticipate family gatherings, giving (and receiving) gifts, colorful light displays, seasonal music, favorite treats – we wait with anticipation for these special seasonal celebrations… READ MORE

God is Not Dead, Nor Doth He Sleep
by Leah Carolan

At the end of the Old Testament, between the book of Malachi and Matthew is a period known in Protestant circles as the “400 years of silence” from God… READ MORE

Two Plants
by Gary Sager

This song is about two plants, both evergreen plants that are traditional Christmas symbols. One represents the Crown of Thorns that the Savior wore during His PassionREAD MORE

Good Tidings in Small Group
by Lindsey Ungs

In my family small group, full of ladies and gentlemen, we had one of the best conversations we’ve ever had. After more than a year, we are getting to know each other in a way that is allowing for us to be vulnerable with each other… READ MORE

Hate Is Strong and Mocks the Song
by Steve Poole

You don’t have to watch TV, listen to the radio, or surf social media long to understand “hate is strong”.  Coverage of the war in Ukraine, hate is strong. Political diatribes villainizing the other party in the aftermath of the midterm elections… READ MORE

Love. Belong. Serve.