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Rick Hamlin

A Message of Hope from Rick Hamlin: Remember to Rejoice!

Rick Hamlin reminds us that the attitude with which we approach the new year can make all the difference.

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Alone at Christmas

How to Get Through a Lonely Christmas

Even in the absence of family gatherings this year, there’s still joy and wonder to be found.

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Dolly Parton; photo by Stacie Huckeba

Dolly Parton Shares the Story Behind 'Mary, Did You Know?'

The beloved music icon reveals how the track, which is featured in her new album A Holly Dolly Christmas, “sends chills down me.”

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Rick Hamlin

An Advent Message from Rick Hamlin: The Joys of a Crèche at Christmas

Rick shares why a nativity scene is such a treasured part of his family's holiday season.

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A new take on holiday gifts

How to Reimagine Holiday Gifts This Year

A year unlike any other deserves a new take on what we give and receive.

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How to find God in silence

How to Find God in Silence

Let wise words from Thomas Merton cast a positive light on a quiet holiday season.

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Gracie and Edward in the woods

Remembering God While Fearing Alzheimer's

At work on a book about his family’s history with the disease, an apprehensive author’s faith kicks in.

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John Lewis; U.S. Congress, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

Remembering John Lewis: 10 Inspiring Quotes

The late John Lewis devoted his life to the cause of civil rights. Just as Lewis was inspired by Dr. Martin Luther King, his words have inspired others to work for equality and justice.

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Waiting with Gracie

When We Wander Away from God

We’re given free will. What happens when we stray?

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Christmas Star

See the Miraculous ‘Christmas Star’ on the Winter Solstice This Year

Two planets will align to create a brilliant light in the sky that only happens every 800 years.

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Rick Hamlin

Messages of Hope for Advent

In this series of videos, Rick Hamlin shares words of inspiration, comfort and hope for the days leading up to Christmas.

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Rick Hamlin

An Advent Message from Rick Hamlin: Be the Light in Someone's Life!

Rick reminds us that Jesus told us we were the light of the world, and during the Christmas season, small gestures allow us to be just that.

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