Christmas

16 Christmas Covers That Actually Improve on the Original

Christmas music: Some people love it, some people don’t. But everyone is free to try…

9 Common Myths Christians Believe at Christmas

Christmas truly is the most wonderful time of the year, because it calls our attention…

What We Get Wrong About Advent

I am, generally speaking, an optimist. I tend to look on the bright side of…

25 Easy Ways to Have The Best Christmas Day Ever

Rejoice, it’s finally Christmas! And that means parties and Santa and a possibly fatal dose…

Why We Should All Be Observing Advent

Christmas lights have already gone up, trees have already been decorated, and songs of “yuletide…

How Do I Deal With My Dysfunctional Family During the Holidays?

I have a knot in my stomach and I’m hoping you can help. As you…

4 Facts You Probably Didn’t Know About the Christmas Story

I think most of us can agree that Christmas time is the best time of…

The Holiday Handbook for Surviving Your Family

Ah, Christmas! The time of year where we celebrate the birth of our Savior, eat…

12 Cool Christmas Gifts That Support Important Causes

This holiday season, in the spirit of giving, go the extra mile to find a…

The Reminder for Christians in the Hanukkah Story

I am a disciple of Jesus, slowly but surely nearing the completion of my ordination…

8 DIY Christmas Presents You Need to Get Started on Now

Gift shopping can make the holiday season tremendously stressful, especially when you’re looking for the…

Let Go of the Dream of Perfect Family Holidays

In 1943, Bing Crosby recorded what has now become a favorite song for many people…

5 Classic Christmas Songs That Are Actually Super Weird

Brace yourselves. Christmas time is officially upon us: which means garland, eggnog, lawn displays, and–of…

Science: Constant Christmas Music Has Some Extremely Negative Mental Effects

You no longer have to feel like a Grinch just because you don’t like constant…

Christmas Belongs to the Poor

Jeff Goins suggest Christmas isn’t really about getting everything you want.

How Advent Saved Christmas

Joy Netanya Moyal writes about how the patience and routine of the Advent season redeemed the business of the holidays.

The Deeper Meanings of Christmas

Brett McCracken writes a Christmas reflection for RELEVANT, celebrating the Incarnation and what Christmas allows us to enjoy.

What Christmas Says About America

Anne Blythe writes a blog for RELEVANT about ministering to people outside of your own cultural comfort zone this year.

A More Materialistic Christmas

Justin Whitmel Earley writes a blog for RELEVANT about why stuff matters—particularly at Christmas

What AIDS and Christmas Have in Common

Jason Mitchell writes a deeper walk blog for RELEVANT about how Advent and the Christmas season shows us how we should respond to people with HIV/AIDS.

“Advent Conspiracy”

It’s Christmas! I’m in school to be a teacher at the moment and have definitely…

Debunking Christmas

Christmas. It’s all about the good times: family and friends, candlelight services, stockings, mistletoe, rampant…