Grounded Podcast

Why Christmas Traditions Matter Even When We Cannot Gather, with Donna VanLiere and Robyn McKelvy

In a uniquely different year, not everything has to change. Today’s conversation focuses on traditions and the importance of upholding them, even in 2020. Donna VanLiere and Robyn McKelvy join our hosts to talk about anchoring your traditions in the hope of Jesus and using them to serve others. Whether you carry on or create traditions this year, may they point you back to Christ this Christmas.

Connect with Donna:

Twitter: @donnavanliere 



Episode Notes:

Christmas Star Viewing Guide

Mom & Daughter Christmas Star Date

Toffee Popcorn with Chocolate Drizzle Recipe:

This is yummy for family movie night. Unfortunately, it’s hard to stop eating! This also stores well in a tin and makes a great Christmas gift for your neighbors.

32 cups plain popped popcorn
2½ cups brown sugar
1 ½ cups butter
½ cup light corn syrup
1 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon vanilla
1 teaspoon baking …

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About the Hosts

Erin Davis

Erin Davis

Erin Davis is married to her high school sweetheart, Jason, and together they parent four energetic boys on their small farm in the midwest. She is the author of more than a dozen books and Bible studies, the content manager … read more …

Portia Collins

Portia Collins

Portia Collins is a Christian Bible teacher and writer/blogger who enjoys studying and teaching Scripture. Portia is a cohost of Grounded, an ROH videocast offering a weekly infusion of hope and perpective. She is also the founder of "She Shall … read more …

Dannah Gresh

Dannah Gresh

Dannah Gresh is the co-host of Revive Our Hearts podcast and the founder of True Girl, a ministry dedicated to providing tools to help moms and grandmas disciple their 7–12-year-old girls. She has authored over twenty-eight books, including a Bible … read more …

Alejandra Slemin

Alejandra Slemin

Alejandra Slemin is a sinner who believed in Jesus at the age of seven in her native country, Dominican Republic. She is a wife and homechool mom to four. She's passionate about Christ, studying the Scriptures, discipling, teaching, and learning … read more …

About the Guest

Donna VanLiere

Donna VanLiere

Donna VanLiere is a New York Times and USA Today bestselling author. Six of her novels have been turned into made-for-TV movies. She is the wife and mom of three and her passion is teaching God's Word and telling others … read more …