Tracy McKenzie and Barbara Rainey take us back to the 1600s to the village of Scrooby, the birthplace of a sect of the Puritans called the Pilgrims.
Barbara Rainey's favorite holiday is Thanksgiving Day. Find out how she impressed gratitude on her children growing up. She'll also give a glimpse into how how she's processing transitions in her own life.
Ready or not, here they come! The holidays, that is. Barbara Rainey and her daughter Laura Rainey Dries tell how they plan on preparing their homes, and their hearts, for Christmas.
Barbara Rainey and her daughter Laura Rainey Dries discuss fun ideas to help keep Christ at the center of your family celebrations.
Barbara Rainey and Tracy Lane talk about what they do on a typical Thanksgiving holiday and remind listeners of the purpose of the holiday.
Thanksgiving is about gathering together to remember God's many blessings. Barbara Rainey and Tracy Lane talk about what they do on a typical Thanksgiving holiday.
Two moms discuss ways they have allowed their children to participate in the holiday without undermining their values.
Jesus is the reason we celebrate Easter, but do our friends and neighbors know that by the way we celebrate? Barbara Rainey encourages Christians to find ways to make their Easter celebrations special.
Barbara Rainey, a wife, mother, and grandmother, shares easy ways to make the holiday meal more meaningful this Easter.
Barbara Rainey encourages believers to keep Christ's death, burial and resurrection at the forefront of their Easter celebrations.
Barbara Rainey reminds us of Jesus' commandment to remember His death. With that in mind, Rainey believes Christians should make a big deal out of Easter, and she offers some ideas on how to do just that.
When raising her family, Barbara Rainey always wanted to make Easter significant. Now an empty-nester, Rainey considers the meaning behind Passover and the beauty of celebrating the resurrection of Christ.
The day we celebrate Christ’s resurrection is the day we celebrate our own.
Are your memories of Easter a blur of colored dresses and eggs? If so, perhaps you're missing the richness of Lent. Barbara Rainey helps us rediscover Lent, the season of preparation for Holy Week.
Barbara Rainey helps us rediscover Easter as we rediscover Lent, the season of preparation for the greatest holiday in the church year.
Start some new traditions with your children during the holiday of love.
After His resurrection, Jesus displayed his scars with confidence, not disgrace. He understood that God often leaves the scars of our past wounds as evidence of His power.
If you think Christians of yesteryear were bores when it came to romance, think again. Michael Haykin talks about the romances and love letters of some of our most well-known theologians.
I’m thankful for the incarnation. But without Christ’s death, resurrection, and ascension, Christmas would mean nothing.
Ace Collins shares the story behind the Christmas hymn, "God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen." Today we're also featuring some less common hymns declaring Christ's birth at Christmas time.
Barbara Rainey, Terry Ascott, and Sarah from Radio Shema talk about what life is like in different cultures around the world, and why it is crucial to keep Christ as the focal point of Christmas.
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.
Listening to traditional Christmas hymns is one way to remind your children of the beautiful, gospel-centered purpose of Christmas.
Slow down and truly experience this special season centered around family, joy, giving, and most importantly—Jesus.
Forget the ties and BBQ apron, your man would much rather see these gifts wrapped up on Christmas Day.
When my aunt and uncle divorced, I had a difficult time adjusting to new holiday celebrations.
If you find yourself longing for a purer, less commercialized version of Christmas, then you might want to try our experiment yourself.
This time of year, it’s easy to get caught up in the emotions of “how we used to do it.”
Dennis and Barbara Rainey and their daughter Laura reflect on Christmases past and the traditions they shared.
Dennis and Barbara Rainey, along with their daughter Laura reflect on some fun Rainey Christmases they've enjoyed.