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Seeking Patience for This Busy Season

Sinclair Ferguson | Dec 21, 2023

The Christmas season will present plenty of opportunities to test our patience. In this devotional from Love Came Down at Christmas, Sinclair Ferguson helps us see how we should respond–as Jesus would.... continue reading

Glory to God in the Lowest

David Mathis | Dec 7, 2023

David Mathis unpacks the angels' appearance to the shepherds from Luke 2, and calls us to wonder at it with them. Extract taken from his day 7 devotion from The Christmas We Didn't Expect.... continue reading

Help! What Am I Going to Buy Them for Christmas?

Bethany Davies | Nov 16, 2023

It’s time to figure out what to buy for all of our loved ones. Unless of course you’re super organised and have your gifts wrapped and ready! But if you’re not yet sorted, and quite frankly have no idea where to start, allow us to help you. ... continue reading

Introducing Sunday School Lessons to Accompany Our Bestselling Kids Book

Alexa Burstow | Nov 7, 2023

This collection of resources, based on the bestselling storybook, is a favourite for kids and their families—and it’s a great way of teaching children the Christmas story. Read on for details of all our resources based on The Christmas Promise. ... continue reading

Bible-Based Advent Activity Ideas for Kids and Families

Bethany McIlrath | Nov 2, 2023

The Christmas season is such a sweet time for families - but it’s also a busy one! It can be a challenge to keep the focus on Christ in December. We've rounded up some practical recommendations below that can help your family spend a little time together daily celebrating our wonderful Saviour.... continue reading

Sneak Peak: Our Christmas Sunday School Lessons

Alexa Burstow | Oct 12, 2023

Knowing how to talk about the Christmas story with your kids in a fresh way year after year can be a challenge, especially if your kids span a large age range. This three-lesson series for 3-12-year-olds is a great resource to use alongside The Christmas Promise storybook in the run-up to Christmas, whether at home or at church. ... continue reading

A Simple Plan For Celebrating Christmas 2023 as a Church

Bethany McIlrath | Oct 10, 2023

We realise that Christmas can be an extremely busy time of year for church leadership and staff. To try to make things simpler for you, we've put together a plan that might help you coordinate your church's celebration of Christmas.... continue reading

New for Your Church This Christmas

Bethany Davies | Oct 3, 2023

Wherever you are, however your church does Christmas, we’ve got a whole host of resources to help your ministry this year. And if you're organised and order your resources before Nov 1, we’ll give you a free gift!... continue reading

Staff Picks of the Year: What We Loved Reading in 2022

Michael Page | Dec 22, 2022

Glen Scrivener tells us in his book The Gift, that “when we offer and receive our Christmas gifts…we are resonating with something very deep and very old.” Gift-giving is not only at the heart of Christmas, but also at the heart of life itself. Maybe you can use that as a conversation starter with a non-Christian this Christmas, to share the hope of God’s one and only Son, Jesus, the ultimate Christmas gift Here’s a roundup of reads, both secular and Christian, that our staff have loved this year and recommend gifting.... continue reading

Christ’s Commission for Us at Christmas

Jared C. Wilson | Dec 20, 2022

If your family is like my family, each member has responsibilities around the Christmas season. As my wife is the raging extrovert with abundant gifts of hospitality and service, she is mainly in charge of all of our holiday get-togethers. Our schedule gets filled with fellowships and dinner parties.... continue reading

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