Stories Behind the Great Songs and Traditions of Christmas

Barbara Rainey has finally combined two of her favorite things:  Christmas carols and ornaments to create “Adore Hymns,” a set of ornaments embossed with some of the world’s most memorable Christmas hymns. Barbara tells how she designed these ornaments so that families could learn of the rich history of these traditional carols while decorating the tree. Author Ace Collins joins in too, explaining the origin of some of these hymns.   

Christmas Day

Mighty Christmas

Barbara talks about her resources featuring Jesus’ royal names while Ace explains the hymn “Angels We Have Heard on High.”

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Christmas Day 4

God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen

Barbara talks about her new resources, while Ace Collins reveals the meaning behind “God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen.”

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Christmas Day 3

Honoring the Sacred Hymns

Author Ace Collins also tells us about one of his favorite carols,”O Holy Night.”

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Christmas Day 2

Appreciating the Carols of Christmas

Joining Barbara is author Ace Collins to tell us about the history of the Christmas tree.

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Christmas Day 1

Christmas Carols and Candy Canes

Barbara tells how she designed AdoreHymn ornaments so that families could learn the rich history of these traditional carols.

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