Every year, it seems that the Christmas season gets a little busier, a little crazier, and much more stressful. You may be scratching your head wondering — is it possible to have a stress-free Christmas?
Even as Christmas is a time of heightened joy and excitement, the moments of grief, pain, and sadness can feel all the more powerful. So how do we navigate grief at Christmas?
Though the world may be groaning , and violence seemingly unrelentless, somehow God gives peace to the world – peace to us – through Jesus.
Depression is a hard thing to understand, and an even harder thing to explain. But you don't have to 'get it' to help your loved ones this holiday season.
Maybe the real crime against Christ and Christmas occurred when the Savior of the world somehow got wrapped up in our consumerism in the first place. What if Jesus is actually relieved every time his name gets removed from one more cultural liturgy or marketing ploy?
The endless cycle of want, symbolized by the spell commercials cast over children, can make us wonder: are any of our wants "normal" and inherently human, or are they all created in us by the world of advertising and its wizards behind the curtain? How should we, as Christians, live in a world that is caught in this cycle?