This Christmas, when signing your cards, will you take an extra minute or two to be a blessing to someone and to share your faith with believers and nonbelievers through His Word? His Word is Truth and Life, and by sharing it, there’s no telling the impact that extra minute or two will make.
Unique personalities, unusual circumstances, and unexpected issues can turn even the most anticipated holiday gatherings into a time of stress and exhaustion.
This Holiday Season, let’s do more than just “survive.” Let’s purpose to enjoy every single moment. It can done! I know I’m determined to make it happen and I hope these tips will encourage you as well...
Lauren Daigle ("How Can It Be", "Come Alive") takes us behind the scenes and in the recording studio as she put together her first Christmas Album. Behold takes some of Lauren's New Orleans roots and becomes a Cajun-style gumbo blend of holiday tunes.
When you have a voice as golden as Danny Gokey's, it might be tough deciding which Christmas song is your favorite! "I've been asked many times what my favorite Christmas song to perform is, and hands down I'd have to say 'Mary Did You Know'".
Here is the tender live acoustic performance of Danny Gokey singing his Christmas favorite, "Mary Did You Know?"
The first few notes of “O Holy Night,” and the Peanuts singing, “Hark! The Herald Angels Sing” stir the true spirit of Christmas in our souls. Many of the Christmas Carols that have become part of the tapestry of our every December are woven from the very One who was, is, and always will be.
Here are 10 well-known Christmas carols whose lyrics tell the real meaning of Christmas
Before you unwrap the candy cane or sip on that peppermint mocha, you might want to first consider the palette. Behold, the Christmas album from Lauren Daigle, brings influences from Bourbon Street in old New Orleans to bring a Christmas album that, in many respects, is totally unconventional. What does Lauren say about the album?
Every year, when I flip the calendar to December, I get caught up in making Christmas "perfect". It causes me to have heightened expectations about how everything should look and taste and be. Can you relate?
Let this help you learn to surrender, and let Christmas...be Christmas.
Casting Crowns has released new Christmas music this holiday season. The six-song EP It's Finally Christmas is available now. With five original songs and one traditional track, Casting Crowns will usher listeners into the Christmas spirit that will take you on a journey of your faith through the filter of holiday music. Here's the official lyric video of "Gloria/Angels We Have Heard on High"...
This Christmas, MercyMe strikes up the band to honor the season of love with a brand new yuletide recording, It’s Christmas! In this exclusive CCM Magazine Christmas conversation, the band’s bassist, Nathan Cochran, shares why Christmas is so important to the men of MercyMe.
Critics agree, 'Noel' is one of Lauren Daigle's more breathtaking performances to date. While still an up-and-coming artist, Lauren recorded this song on Chris Tomlin's 2015 Christmas album, Adore. Surprisingly, it has become one of the season's most-played songs.
When the shepherds came to the manger and told everyone about the supernatural announcement of Christ’s birth, there were two distinct reactions – “Wonder” and “Ponder”. Those in attendance wondered at what the shepherds said, but Mary pondered what they said in her heart.
So how about you? Are you a “wonderer” or a “ponderer”?
Venturing off the safe path, Lauren Daigle ("How Can it Be") gives us a completely new take on a classic Christmas favorite; incorporating some ol' New Orleans flavor. Here's Lauren's take on "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas".
If you've experienced a loss, there are some practical ways grieving people can help themselves navigate the holidays as well as help friends and broken children experience the joy of Christmas in the context of grief.