Christmas Carol DYK: Adeste Fideles

Few Christmas carol refrains have been sung more than the one from “O Come, All Ye Faithful.” You’re recalling it, right? You know, the simple, repeated call to worship—“O come let us adore him” sung three times, followed by the recognition of Christ’s kingship? Yes, … Read More

O LITTLE Town of Bethlehem (for sure!)

His name was Phillips Brooks. And the year was 1865. It was Christmas Eve, and Philips was riding horseback from Jerusalem to Bethlehem, where he was to assist with the midnight Christmas Eve service. The memorable journey impacted him, and though he tucked away the … Read More