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Recent Christmas Stories

How to use the shopping experience as an opportunity for listening prayer

by Bob Hostetler

Norman Vincent Peale

Radiate the spirit of the season and help spread God's love this Christmas.

by Norman Vincent Peale

There are lights all around us this season, but only one that really counts.

by Judy Royal Glenn

A family pulls together for Christmas during a son's first deployment.

by Edie Melson

 Daniel Rodriguez Sings O Holy Night

The former NYPD officer offers a moving rendition of a beloved Christmas hymn. His 11th CD, A Glorious Christmas, is a collection of classic holiday favorites. Listen as he shares how he received his calling.

An artist's rendering of a barn with Christmas wreaths on it and angels above it

Playing hide-and-seek in the barn was one thing. Christmas dinner was another. Would they eat with the cows and chickens?

by Isabel Wolseley Torrey
, Portland, Oregon

It's really the one thing in life we all want. And when we lose it, we want it back.

by Rev. Pablo R. Diaz, D.Min

A father's special gift to the mother of 5 sons.

by Shawnelle Eliasen

Christmas candle in a winter scene

Do you get wrapped up in trying to make Christmas perfect?  Read this.

by Rebecca Barlow Jordan

With pets as presents, planning makes all the difference.

by Peggy Frezon

Do you ask God for things and then nudge Him to move things along at your pace?

by Michelle Cox

As 2014 draws to a close, we want to know.

by Adam Hunter

Sally with baby daughter Zoe. Photo courtesy Sally Hall.

How a hospital room began to look—and feel—a lot like Christmas

by Michelle Medlock Adams

Peggy Frezon and her dogs

These tips will help you honor your beloved pet and process your loss.

by Peggy Frezon

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