The ingredients in the Christmas story seem kind of random: a decree from Caesar, an engaged virgin, an angelic announcement, three wise men, and no room at the inn. Doesn’t sound like the narrative we’d write if we were God. Some of the circumstances we may be dealing with this year aren’t exactly what we’d write for our own story, either. In this message, Andy Stanley challenges us to respond to the seemingly random curve balls in our lives the same way Mary did to God’s biggest curve ball yet.
Find detailed teaching notes, outlines, and supplemental materials below.
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