Have you ever felt like you had to pretend to be a super-Christian in church? You had to pretend that you have it all together and admit your questions or struggles? You were afraid that if you were honest, you would be judged or looked at differently. Unfortunately, you’re not alone.
Even though this is the church experience of millions of people, the Christmas story teaches us that this is not God’s view of you. What shocked the first people to hear the Christmas story was not the virgin birth. It was something else.