Seven minivans roll through the streets of our town and I can’t help but think to myself that something bigger is happening in this moment. This is something more meaningful than my love of Christmas music. This is bigger than my affinity for seasonal nostalgia, as real as that may be. What I believe, deep […]
May your Christmas dinners, your quiet nights of gift wrapping or baking, and your Christmas Eve be full of worship. Perhaps you need a playlist to prepare Him room this Christmas Eve? I’m sharing twenty songs that focus our hearts on Emmanuel. May we know, in all things, that our God is with us. Christmas […]
Five wholesome Christmas movies for the whole family!
Headlights shine like lanterns in the night as the tires glide into parking spots, leading us and inviting us in. Children hold the hands of mothers and grandmothers as they enter the expectant sanctuary. Friends introduce distant aunts and second cousins to the familiar church family as they slide quietly into the pew. It seems […]
While many of our Christmas traditions have been passed down by my parents and grandparents, one of my very favorites is a tradition that began in my adulthood with my own children. The Jesse Tree tradition has had such a sweet impact on the culture of our family. In a previous post, I wrote about […]