As well as enjoying eating goose, I enjoyed the Christmas Day swim that a few of us from church went for - most invigorating. And we enjoyed going to the Boxing Day meet of the South Dorset hunt - the kids have a thing about foxhounds...
Some friends visiting from Sidcup pointed out this article about the impact of Christianity in Africa by Times columnist Matthew Parris to me - interesting Christmas reading:
Now a confirmed atheist, I've become convinced of the enormous contribution that Christian evangelism makes in Africa: sharply distinct from the work of secular NGOs, government projects and international aid efforts. These alone will not do. Education and training alone will not do. In Africa Christianity changes people's hearts. It brings a spiritual transformation. The rebirth is real. The change is good.
Click here to carry on reading.
New for me this Christmas was an audio download of the ESV. Only $30 for the entire Bible - well worth the price. I now have it loaded on my phone and listened to 14 chapters of Ezekiel while out for a run this morning.