Posts about Christmas

The Prayer Team

Nativity Devotion, November 17: Feeling God’s Presence

  All this took place to fulfill what the Lord had spoken by the prophet: Behold a Virgin shall conceive and bear a Son and His name shall be called…

Nov 17, 2015
The Prayer Team

Nativity Devotion, November 14: In the Beginning

    In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth.  The earth was without form and void, and darkness was upon the face of the deep; and…

Nov 13, 2015
Come Receive the Light

It’s Too Soon for Christmas!

As we kick-off the Advent season, forty days before Christmas, we are sharing an archived program with Terry Mattingly.  Terry writes the nationally…

Nov 13, 2015
The Prayer Team

Nativity Devotion, November 13:  Our Advent Journey Begins 

Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen. Hebrews 11:1   Good morning Prayer Team! We are about to take a journey. …

Nov 13, 2015
The Children's Word

The Children’s Word: How to Get Ready for Christmas

  How to get ready for Christmas Have you noticed any signs of Christmas? Some stores have had decorations out for weeks. Maybe your neighbors even…

Nov 11, 2015
The Sounding

It’s the Season to Give and Get Creative

I love the Christmas holiday season!  There is a bit more cheer in the air, to fill the dark nights.  Neighbors tend to be a bit more generous and grateful….

Oct 27, 2015
The Sounding

Христос се роди! Ваистину се Христос роди! Christ is Born! Indeed He is Born!

The above words are the first words that Serbian Orthodox Christians use to greet each other during the Old Calendar Christmas. But, before and after those…

Jan 08, 2015
The Sounding

An Award-Winning Russian Animated Film about Christmas

Mikhail Aldashin, a Russian filmmaker, produced “Rozhdestvo” (Christmas) in 1996, winning several awards that year at various Russian and international…

Jan 06, 2015
Orthodox News

Orthodox Christians Prepare to Celebrate Christmas as Bitter Cold Strikes Russia

Teeth-chattering weather descended on Russia on Christmas Eve, with temperatures falling to -25C in Moscow and -35C in the remote region of Yakutia, as…

Jan 06, 2015
Living Traditions

Česnica: Serbian Christmas bread

Česnica is a Serbian Christmas sweet-bread baked on Christmas Eve, which falls on January 6th in the Old Calendar. It is tall, round, and resembles a…

Jan 05, 2015