As the world presses upon us to succumb to consumerism, never forget that Santa’s gifts are just the faintest echo, a token reminder, of the gift we all received when our savior was born in that cattle shed thousands of years ago.

The ultimate gift is a savior, both fully man and fully God, incarnate love and boundless grace. We are so very lucky.

Merry Christmas to you and yours from all of our families here at the Alaska Watchman. May God Bless you and keep you in the coming year!

Joy to the world – Merry Christmas!