By Joe Mckeever on Dec 17, 2016
Tell it with gusto and love. Tell the story of the birth of Jesus with all the excitement of someone hearing it for the first time. Tell the story without detouring into theories and guesses and myths and controversies.
By Peter Mead on Dec 19, 2011
Peter Mead offers a helpful list of 15 tips to make the most of your preaching this Christmas.
By Chris Surber on Dec 22, 2014
If we want Christmas preaching to matter, we've got to preach like Christmas matters.
By Nathan Aaseng on Nov 30, 2015
Nathan Aaseng's vision of stewardship comes from the Christmas tradition of giving gifts.
By Jon Weece on Dec 4, 2015
Some years ago, Christmas fell on a Sunday: I challenged our church family to spend Christmas visiting people they wouldn’t normally visit to give gifts to people they normally wouldn’t give gifts to.
By Lance Witt on Dec 19, 2016
About 3 years ago, it was the very end of December and I was not in a good place. I was frustrated and honestly I was mad at myself. Our schedule had been out of control and I was worn out.
By David Mathis on Dec 23, 2017
You were made for the Great Joy of Christmas.
By H.b. Charles, Jr. on Dec 21, 2016
We assume our congregations know the biblical story and doctrinal meaning of Christmas. So we avoid major texts and look for something new or novel to say about the old, old story.
By Ray Hollenbach on Dec 3, 2013
Some people think the Christmas verses are the stuff of Christmas pageants and cheesy dramas. They are also fuel for great preaching.
By Ray Hollenbach on Dec 13, 2013
Jesus was smuggled into Bethlehem through the womb of a teenage girl, who gave birth in a barn. That’s different.
By Maurilio Amorim on Dec 9, 2013
Don't wait until the last minute. Maurilio Amorim has three great ideas for you right now.
By Ray Hollenbach on Nov 30, 2012
You could preach an entire Christmas series from the example of this one humble man.
By David Vroege on Dec 15, 2014
How do you go about breathing fresh meaning into a story everyone has already heard?
By Maurilio Amorim on Dec 8, 2012
Maurilio Amorim gives practical ideas for integrating your Christmas program with the church's larger mission.
By Brian Orme on Dec 17, 2012
Help can come from the most unexpected places: You can look to the Church Fathers to help prepare your Christmas message.