Christmas is for the children

“Christmas is for the children.” Certainly it’s true that children embrace Advent and Christmas in a way that few adults are able to do. And little wonder, when there’s so much for them to get excited about! There’s the timeless story of the Nativity, with the shepherds and the angels, the wise men and the star, Mary & Joseph journeying… Continue reading Christmas is for the children

Materials for Advent and Christmas

Prompted by Tanya Marlow’s Advent Resources 2016 post, I thought I’d share some of the things I read and watch and listen to during Advent and Christmas. Even if none strike a particular chord, perhaps you could consider what might help you journey intentionally through the coming season? Email series Each Advent since 2013 I have… Continue reading Materials for Advent and Christmas

Advent reading

There are lots of great Advent books out there, written by authors far better than me. But if you’re still looking for something to read during the Advent season, how about As a Child: God’s Call to Littleness? After all, at a time when we remember and celebrate the Incarnation – when God “made himself nothing… Continue reading Advent reading