His interaction with them places him in a fantasy where he imagines himself in the stable on the very first Christmas.
The story of Christ’s birth is turned into a full-length film in “The Nativity Story.” The movie can really help bring the beloved story to light for older children, but I recommend pre-screening it before showing it to younger children.
Each year I try to find a new story to add to our collection, and I’m always searching for Christ-centered books. Others are more serious and will allow for more thought-provoking discussions as children will feel the Spirit of Christmas as you read Christmas books together as a family.All the stars in heaven are competing to see who can shine the brightest for the king who will be born.But Jes helps Max to see how important God’s perfect gift to us was.The mayor and citizens of Trapper Falls, a small Alaskan town, are in a legal battle to keep the spirit and traditions of Christmas alive.But for some reason, I still wasn’t really feeling the Christmas spirit.
On Christmas Eve I started thinking about everything our families would be doing back home and on Christmas morning we had to go teach our classes. Money was tight and we decided we’d exchange letters instead of gifts.
The movie explores the culture wars between secularism and Christianity and is a reminder of the real spirit of Christmas–peace on earth and good will to Based on the classic book, “The Other Wise Man,” this fictional story is set in Biblical times.
It tells of a Magi named Artaban who sees the sign in the heavens and starts his journey to find the Messiah.
Raising kids in this commercialized world is tough.
In our family we’ve made an effort to really focus on the things that matter most, especially at Christmastime.
And suddenly I was overwhelmed with love—Christ’s love for me. We didn’t have any presents to unwrap, but we had all of the greatest gifts already.