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This Issue:

NovDec 2018

  • Healing the Hate
  • Depression
  • Light of the World
  • and more!


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Andrew Garland Breeden

I get bluesy around the holidays. When I was younger, Christmas was mostly about the presents I would receive. I was excited to…

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When you find yourself in a deep valley, trust in God. Pour out your heart—the hurt, the doubt, the fear. God will…

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15 Holiday Depression Busters

Sylvia Russell

1.  Babysit. Look at the child when he or she is asleep and imagine yourself as a baby. Think about the baby Jesus and remember that you are also…

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Pick a country that you want to learn more about and research its Christmas traditions. Then pray for the people in…

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Pray for God’s World

The Ecumenical Prayer Cycle

In the week ahead, offer prayers for the people of China, Hong Kong, and Macau.

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That Christmas Feeling

Rebecca West

We often think of Christmastime having a certain feeling. Does your family have traditions that evoke this feeling?

12/15/18 at 10:24 AM

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No matter how we prepare for Christmas, God, grant us a spirit of peace. As we still our hearts for the coming of C…

12/14/18 at 03:30 PM

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Mara Cobb

Teen Advisory Board Member

What social issue are you passionate about?

“I’m passionate about helping children in poverty. So many of those children…

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Going Caroling?

Next Thursday, December 20th, is “Go Caroling Day.” Why not invite your friends and family or your youth group to take time out that day—or any day between now…

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Svetlana Zernes

Silent night, holy night . . . Greek Orthodox Christians,  who celebrate Christmas on January 7, would describe Christmas Eve as a magical night.

Mary said: “My soul glorifies the Lord.”

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