Christmas UnWrapped:: Part 1; What strikes you about Christ’s birth this year?

Our Un-Rappers reflect on the miracle of that we celebrate—when Jesus was born on earth. God Himself in the fragile body of an infant entrusted to the clumsy hands of humanity. EVERY TIME I READ THE GOSPELS REGARDING JESUS’ BIRTH, DIFFERENT THINGS STRIKE ME ABOUT THE ABSOLUTE BEAUTY OF THE EVENT. WHAT HAS STRUCK YOUContinue reading “Christmas UnWrapped:: Part 1; What strikes you about Christ’s birth this year?”

UnWrapping Christmas:: Have you peeked at your presents?

Ah, who can fight the temptation of looking for those presents tucked away around the house?  For some of our Un-Rappers, peeking at presents is a Christmas tradition.  For the record, when Amy discovered her cache of loot one year, she also received a Princess Jasmine (and Aladdin) doll, just like Franny. HAVE YOU EVERContinue reading “UnWrapping Christmas:: Have you peeked at your presents?”

Christmas Un-Wrapped:: What’s the best gift you’ve given?

An undeniable part of the Christmas tradition involves gift giving and receiving, so we asked our Un-Rappers what was one of the best presents they gave someone else to, uh, unwrap. WHAT IS ONE OF THE BEST PRESENTS YOU’VE GIVEN TO SOMEONE ELSE? Wow.  What makes a present good?  I’d like to think thoughtfulness, notContinue reading “Christmas Un-Wrapped:: What’s the best gift you’ve given?”

Review:: X: Christmas – Tooth and Nail Records

By Moriah Coxen Anytime you ask a rock ‘n’ roll band to cover a classic Christmas song, you’re going to get something interesting.  Tooth and Nail Records’ (T&N) X: Christmas compilation, a follow-up to Happy Christmas, is no exception. Creativity:: 10 This album does not disappoint with The Almost (Aaron Gillespie) covering “The Little DrummerContinue reading “Review:: X: Christmas – Tooth and Nail Records”