Resources by Topic: Holidays

Facing Heartache at the Holidays

This Christmas, may our silent aches and longings compel us to worship the God of the universe, who wrapped Himself in flesh and blood so that we would know the hope that does not disappoint. …

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Jesus: Highest Heaven’s Greatest Joy

Imagine! God could have sent a superhero Savior, a fully grown man who would rectify social, political, and moral evils in one fell swoop. But instead He sent a newborn baby boy, His first and best. …

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Three Lies, One True Love

That restless stirring in your heart is not the need for a new pair of skinny jeans or a dashing young man or a box of chocolates. It is our soul’s soft reminder that we were made for Christ. …

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Don't Touch the Nativity!

Every day I hear myself telling my toddlers, "Put Mary down. Put the wise man back with his friends. That sheep is not for riding. DON'T TOUCH THE NATIVITY!" …

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Illogical Easter

A magnificent exchange of the blood of the perfect On for all of my deep, dark, even secret ugly sins seems, well, illogical and unfair. Isn't more required? …

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Joy to the World!

While the progressive instrumental version of "Joy to the World" blasted overhead, I observed grumbling store clerks, worn out children, and couples arguing. …

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Preparing for Easter

The six weeks leading up to Easter has begun to bloom within my soul after years of being just a bud, tightly wrapped and green. …

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Hot Chocolate Chats

When it comes to reminding others of God’s trustworthiness, I think it can be done over some hot chocolate and a Christmas treat or two. …

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Name Them One by One

What better time to thank God for sending Jesus Christ to pay the price for our sins than on the day we celebrate the Savior’s birth? …

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