Rescuing Christmas ebook

The Search for Joy that Lasts

An engaging evangelistic book showing how Christmas gives us what we are all seeking—a real joy that really lasts.

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Do you look forward to getting to Christmas to give you a lift, or just aim to get through Christmas, without any family arguments?

Often, we're so busy getting to or getting through that we don't actually get Christmas—and when we miss its meaning, we miss out on a joy that lasts. This book takes you on a journey to find a joy that continues through the ups and downs of life—and beyond.

Perfect for giving away at Christmas services, or to non-believing friends and family. Bulk discounts available.

Here's the full resource package to help you plan a whole Christmas campaign around the search for joy that lasts, including a download of the engaging penguin video on this page. Scroll to the end of the blog piece to get all the assets.

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  • 1. Lying Awake and Looking for Batteries
  • 2. The Gift of a Leader
  • 3. The Gift of Friendship
  • 4. The Gift of a Clean Start
  • 5. Finding Joy that Lasts

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Author Carl Laferton
ISBN 9781784982690
Format eBook
First published October 2017
Language English
Pages 64
Publisher The Good Book Company

Rico Tice

Founder of Christianity Explored Ministries; Senior Minister, All Souls Langham Place, London

For those of us, who in a corner of our hearts, retain a child-like joy at the prospect of Christmas, this book unpacks that joy's permanent source.  It's all about understanding what the gold, frankincense and myrrh really mean.  Do you?  If not, read on and rejoice.

Keith Getty, OBE

Hymnwriter; founder of Getty Music; author of Sing!

Christmas is a unique opportunity to sing and share the gospel with people, because it is the time of year when people think about their lives. Rescuing Christmas is a wonderful way to do that—a fascinating book by a great writer. Pastors, buy this book to give away to your congregation and to your community.

Kathleen Nielson

Senior Advisor, The Gospel Coalition; author of Women and God

The pages of this book read quickly, but they light up a joy that lasts. If you wish you could just get through Christmas (or the day after), read this book. It doesn't just try to cheer us up and help us survive the holidays. Carl Laferton would point us to the one who came to give life that can't be taken away.

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