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Taking Stock of Our Christmas Gifts

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Another Christmas has come and gone. Even though the excitement of getting presents for Christmas never grows old, we’re suddenly faced with a different reality when we look at all the presents before us.

What It's Like to Celebrate Christmas Around the World

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Ever wondered how Christmas is celebrated all around the world? This Christmas, we asked four of our contributors from different countries to share about some of the special customs and traditions that are part of their Christmas celebrations.

The Warmth of Christmas

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Title: The Warmth of Christmas Photography by: James Kuan (@ohsnapjames) Description: Spending…

Let's Do Something Kind This Christmas

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I was on my way home after an evening out with some friends. As I exited the mall, I plugged my earphones in to listen to some music while locating the nearest bus stop.

What Difference Does Jesus Make?

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The man who penned those words wrote them from a cold, lonely prison cell in about A.D. 60, chained 24/7 to a Roman guard. As he writes the letter, his reputation and good name are being dragged through the mud by rivals, jealous of his influence over the churches in Asia and Macedonia.

5 Reasons I'm Looking Forward to Christmas

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Ah, Christmas! Jolly Santas, white falling snow, reindeers and sleighs. Well, not if you're living in New Zealand. While our Northern European and American counterparts may be sipping mugs of hot cocoa and slipping into thick coats, Kiwis are busy gulping ice cold drinks and walking around town in jandals (rubbered slippers).

How Can We Honor Jesus This Christmas?

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Have you noticed that sometimes, Christmas can get controversial? I’ve seen people yelling in the faces of workers at Walmart or other retail stores, just for saying “Happy Holidays” instead of “Merry Christmas.”

Who Is Jesus To You?

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Throughout history, Jesus has been described as a troublemaker,…

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