Not with, “Once upon a time, in a galaxy far far away…”
But with, “In those days Caesar Augustus issued a decree that a census should be taken of the entire Roman world. (This was the first census that took place while Quirinius was governor of Syria.) And everyone went to their own town to register. So Joseph also went up from the town of Nazareth in Galilee to Judea, to Bethlehem the town of David, because he belonged to the house and line of David. He went there to register with Mary, who was pledged to be married to him and was expecting a child.”
An actual political act, during a known time in history, affecting a family with a recorded lineage, in places you can book a flight to and visit today.
Disciple, our message is, “This actually happened…”