Teressa Schuetz One of Laney’s wishes was to have Christmas carolers come to her house. Almost immediately after this was made known on Facebook, people began to make preparations to make this wish a reality. On December 23, over 8,000 people from the community lifted their voices in song to raise the spirits of one little girl.
The Greek word used to describe this congregation of God’s servants at Christ’s birth was stratias, meaning army. Barron writes, “Luke is informing us that an army of overwhelmingly frightening realities from heaven appeared” to defend the infant God.