Christmas

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Holiday Stress

Ease the Stress This Christmas

Seven ways to make the holy days peaceful days.

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What Your Wife Really Wants for Christmas

Forget perfume and diamonds … give your wife something that speaks to her heart.

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The Unexpected Christmas Gift

The real unexpected gift wasn’t the money or groceries, but an increase in our faith.

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Is Santa Claus Stopping at Your House?

What’s a family—one that desires to teach their kids the REAL meaning of Christmas—to do about St. Nick?

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Work Smarter, Not Harder This Christmas

A mom’s guide to managing all that the holiday season throws her way.

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Help Grandma Calm Down on Christmas Gift-Giving

Sometimes, Grandpa and Grandma Warbucks create unintended challenges by “blessing the grandkids” with so many gifts.

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5 Radical Ways to Purge Commercialism From Christmas

If you find yourself longing for a purer, less commercialized version of Christmas, then you might want to try our experiment yourself.

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7 Lessons I’ve Learned Through Waiting

During this season of Advent, I’m reflecting on how our hope must rest in the fact that God is with us in the waiting.

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Using Christmas Music to Help Your Family Focus on Christ

Listening to traditional Christmas hymns is one way to remind your children of the beautiful, gospel-centered purpose of Christmas.

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10 Ways to Prepare Your Heart for Christmas

Slow down and truly experience this special season centered around family, joy, giving, and most importantly—Jesus.

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What Your Husband Really Wants for Christmas

Forget the ties and BBQ apron, your man would much rather see these gifts wrapped up on Christmas Day.

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When Christmas Isn’t Merry

When my aunt and uncle divorced, I had a difficult time adjusting to new holiday celebrations.

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5 Ways Your Blended Family Can Find Peace Over the Holidays

This time of year, it’s easy to get caught up in the emotions of “how we used to do it.”

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10 Ways to Talk About Christ This Christmas

Is this your year to make a change and replace some time-stealing activities with something more meaningful?

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14 Ideas for New Christmas Traditions

Is it time to consider doing something different this year?

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Immanuel: God With Us!

The wonder of Christmas is that Jesus became a baby and lived on earth. To understand and know Jesus is to understand and know God.

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Keeping Christ the Center of Christmas

Ten ideas that can help connect hearts and homes to Him.

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7 Ideas for Making Your Holidays ‘Holy Days’

Here are seven ideas for traditions you can begin to draw your family closer to God.

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A Christmas Love Song

They thought Connor Deal couldn’t handle a solo in the church Christmas production. They were wrong.

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Our Most Meaningful Christmas Gift

In our first Christmas together, we gave the most valued gift we possessed.

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The Wonderful Names of Christ

Focusing on the names of Christ during the Christmas season can provide many opportunities for you and your children to learn more about Him.

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Nothing Is Impossible with God

The Christmas season reminds us that the God who made it possible for a virgin to conceive can heal any marriage and any family problem.

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10 Ideas to Focus on What Really Matters at Christmas

Here are some ways you and your family can put the spotlight on Christ.

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Don’t Give Them Everything They Ask For

We don’t do our kids any favors by encouraging entitlement.

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8 Things Your Kids Need to Know About Christmas

Before unwrapping gifts this year, take time to ponder the eternal truths found in Scripture about Jesus’ birth.

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Unhappy Holidays

God eagerly waits to meet us when we come with our losses and broken hearts to His welcoming embrace.

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Christmas traditions

10 Great Ideas for Christmas Traditions

Traditions remind us to stop the busy cycle of life long enough to reconnect and build bonds.

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Christmas movies

Bob Lepine’s Favorite Christmas Movies

FamilyLife Today co-host lists seven great movies to view with your family during the holidays.

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How to Have the ‘Perfect Christmas’

I decided to put away my expectations for the “perfect” Christmas—no more hope placed in conditions or gifts or decorations.

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15 Christmas Presents From the Heart

Give meaningful gifts this Christmas — Christmas gifts to pass on to future generations

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