Real Joy...A New Star Shining

Sermon Text:  Luke 2:8:20

Nearly twenty-five years ago, while serving the First Presbyterian Church of Duncan, Oklahoma, Margret Watson, an older woman who was the divorced wife of one of the previous ministers at the church told me, “Terry, if you ever lose your JOY … you need to get out of the ministry.”  I’m sure that those of you who understand the kind of year we’ve had as a family can also understand that this year and especially now as we approach Christmas … I’m sure you can understand I’m finding it very difficult to maintain any level of joy. 
    However, I ask myself often … what is REAL JOY?
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