Because of the Messiah in a Manger w/ Bradley Wilcox, BYU Religion Professor - BYUMS Phoenix Webinar

About this event

The BYU Management Society Phoenix, Denver, and San Diego Chapters are excited to co-host and invite you to this Virtual Christmas Devotional event with Bradley R. Wilcox!

One December I saw a clever sign on the marquee of a Christian church: “Christmas is not your birthday!” I got their point, but I still had to disagree because I was born right on December 25th. Despite the drawbacks, my Christmas birthday has always added sparkle to the season and made Christmas joyous. However, for some people Christmas is not the happiest time of the year. Consider the parents waiting in line so their screaming children can see Santa. Think of the store employees who watch people stampede over each other like animals to get the latest electronic gadgets. What about the frazzled teachers who have to deal with children who have been loaded up on sugar since Halloween? Consider the UPS drivers who deal with furious customers when packages arrive late or the airport workers when flights are canceled. In a more serious vein, Christmas is not always happy for those who are alone, far from family, or who had a loved one die in December. I’m afraid “merry and bright” don’t just automatically come with the season. They have to be a conscious choice. Come listen to how we can stay focused on Christ at Christmas and all year. He is the source of enduring joy.

About Bradley R. Wilcox

Bradley R. Wilcox is a professor of ancient scripture at Brigham Young University. He is a graduate of BYU and received a PhD from the University of Wyoming. In April 2020 he was sustained as the second counselor for the Young Men's General Presidency. He is the author of several books, including The Continuous Atonement and the BYU devotional address “His Grace Is Sufficient.”

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Thursday, Dec 10
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM (MST)

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  • Christopher Spear

    Christopher Spear

    EOS Worldwide

    Chapter President June 2022 -

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  • Kristine Ouzts

    Kristine Ouzts

    Dual Careers in Commercial Finance & Higher Education

    Past President June 2020 - May 2022

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  • Curtis Drake

    Curtis Drake

    American National Insurance

    Cougar Cactus Classis Scramble Chair

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  • Jaron Turley

    Jaron Turley

    Morgan Stanley

    Young Professionals Chair, Financial Advisor

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    Jeffrey Risenmay

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  • Joe Whitfield

    Joe Whitfield

    Edward Jones

    Scholarship Committee

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  • Sean Morris

    Sean Morris

    Scholarship Committee

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  • Sydney Turley

    Sydney Turley

    Communications/Newsletter

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  • Wm Todd Hudson

    Wm Todd Hudson

    iTools

    Chapter Communications SR Business Systems Analyst

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  • Jim Hepfinger

    Jim Hepfinger

    BYU Alumni Liason

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  • Brooklyn Taylor

    Brooklyn Taylor

    Scholarship Committee

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