Tidings of Comfort and Joy

A Christmas MessageMe and Neichelle Guidry (Dean of the chapel, Spelman College) Merry Christmas, everyone! Last night, me and three of my friends led a 25 min long Christmas Eve service on Instagram. Click here to view. Here’s my message: The night Jesus was born, the night heaven touched earth, the night God chose to slip into this world in human flesh, the night God took on our native garb, angels hovered around and the glory of the Lord shone upon – not the priests in the temple, not the magistrates in the city hall, not the professors in the academy. The glory of the Lord shone upon some dudes who lived with sheep and slept outdoors. I thought of it for the first time this week. Like, why shepherds and not, like journalists or something?

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