Volume 31 Number 10 NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2014
"If you can't be original, at least be sincere."
don't know who said those words, but oftentimes they ring true. Candidly, that is
how I feel sometimes at Christmas.
Another greeting? Really? What remains to be said that has not been said a thou-
sand times in a thousand ways by a thousand people?
But saying something new is not the point, is it? It is not the point of a greeting nor
is it the point of a prayer, and it certainly isn't the point of Christmas. The point is that
I want to say something to you about Christmas right now.
Because I am sincere, that makes this greeting original, real, and in fact different
from every other Christmas greeting ever given.
So please, as you read these words right now, stop to think about Jesus. Consider
the fact that He was born to save you from your sins and to give you the gift of eter-
When you have thought about it, say "yes" to Him.
Then say "thank you" to God for the Christmas present.
Then, sincerely go and tell someone else about this original Good News!
Good News! Online :
w w w.SAConnects.org,
the USA Eastern Territorial website
USA National website :
w w w.SalvationArmyUSA.org
FRONTLINE: FIGHTING EBOLA
Hear from Major Pamela McKee
reporting from Liberia, Africa—
'ground zero' in the fight
THE GENERAL'S MESSAGE
Read General André Cox's special
Christmas message to you and
NEW KROC CENTER OPENS
The long–awaited, much antici-
pated Ray & Joan Kroc Corps
Community Center opens in
COMMISSIONER BARRY C. SWANSON
Territorial Arts Ministries
Team (TAM) makes an
impact in Times Square with