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The Santa Claus Question: What Do I Tell My Children?

The Santa Claus Question_ What Do I Tell My Children

Supporting Member Question: Rick, what are your thoughts on Santa, Easter Bunny, and Tooth Fairy as far as what you tell your kids? Do you say these characters are real or not? Is this harmless fun or is there a problem with deception going on… Continue Reading …

No Thanks For Thanksgiving: Confession of a Former Lonely Man

No Thanks for Thanksgiving

As a former lonely man who dreaded the holidays, I know encouragement from a friend can make all the difference in the world. Perhaps you can share your life with a struggling friend. Whom can you bless this holiday season? Listen to the podcast Our… Continue Reading …

Dealing With Difficult Relatives During the Holidays

Loving others the way God loves you can be a challenge anytime, but during the holidays the difficulty is intensified because some family members rub you the wrong way. There are two kinds of people in the world: Christians and non-Christians. Within these two people… Continue Reading …

Six Biblical Responses to Halloween

Halloween, from a degree of difficulty perspective, is the most challenging of all our holidays. A few days out of each October we are asked to give mental energy to this tradition. Listen to the podcast Our podcasts are on iTunes, Google Play, SoundCloud, TuneIn,… Continue Reading …

Choose To Be Part Of a Christmas Surprise

Christmas has never been about glitter, has it? Or bright twinkling lights. It’s about being “the servant of the Lord,” about giving yourself to meet the needs of others. That’s how God did it in Jesus. He gave Himself—a tiny babe, perfect, sinless—to meet the… Continue Reading …

Enjoying the Cultural and Christian Christmas

A few years ago my children wished the Kohl’s shoppers a Merry Christmas. The children were sitting on top of our van spreading Christmas cheer to anyone who was within twenty-five yards of their voices. Listen to the podcast You may want to read: What… Continue Reading …