Christmas

One-word prayer for Christmas
Holiday Prayers

A One-Word Christmas Prayer for You

Pray it for those you love and those who will be missing from this year’s celebration.

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Alone at Christmas
Stories of Faith

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
Music

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
Inspiring Stories

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
Positive Living

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
Positive Living

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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How to find Christmas Peace
How to Pray

How to Find Peace This Christmas

The inspiring story behind the hymn, “It Is Well With My Soul”

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Guideposts Devotionals to Comfort You This Winter
Books

5 Inspiring Guideposts Devotionals to Comfort You This Winter

These encouraging devotionals will warm your soul through this season’s cold weather and uncertain times.

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How to pray a Christmas carol
How to Pray

How to Pray a Christmas Carol

When you sing, you pray twice—even if you’re the only one who can hear it this year.

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Christmas carols as prayers
Holiday Prayers

4 Christmas Carols That Prompt Us to Pray

How to put a prayer—and a song—in your heart this season!

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