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Christmas Manger Craft for Kids
Recently, I was chatting with my five-year-old about the upcoming holiday and had one of those “crawl under the table and hide because I’m so embarrassed” moments. You know those moments where you wonder, “Where did I go wrong as a mom?”. When I casually asked my son what Christmas was all about, he answered […]
Ron Hutchcraft Ministries - Getting Hit at Christmas
Our family was returning from our Christmas party when a drunk driver hit us head-on. Our car was totaled and some of us had a slightly uncomfortable Christmas. It’s always hard to get hit; it’s just a little tougher when you get hit at Christmas.
Ron Hutchcraft Ministries - Bending Low to Enter
My visit to Jesus’ birthplace in Bethlehem was really something special. The cave is under the Church of the Nativity where the door into the church is so low you can’t go in standing up. You have to bend low to enter, which is actually pretty appropriate.
Ron Hutchcraft Ministries - Home For Christmas
Now you may be surrounded by people this Christmas and still have this lonely feeling in your soul. It’s Christmastime and you’re not home.
Ron Hutchcraft Ministries - God's Greatest Gift
You’ll be getting some gifts this Christmas season, and when you open those brightly wrapped packages there are two things you don’t want to say: “How much do I owe you?” or “I don’t want it.”
Ron Hutchcraft Ministries - Charlie Brown Christmas
It’s a Christmas TV classic…a Charlie Brown Christmas. After Charlie Brown’s frustrating search for some real Christmas, Linus walks onto the stage dragging his blanket, the spotlight hits him, and he proceeds to quote from the Bible’s account of Christmas 1.
Ron Hutchcraft Ministries - When Shopping Is Done
Believe it or not, that glorious moment will come when you slump in your chair and proclaim exuberantly, “My shopping is done!” Your Christmas shopping, yes. Your spiritual shopping—maybe not.
Ron Hutchcraft Ministries - The Other Christmas Tree
There’s a moment that officially begins the Christmas season at our house—the night my son and I bring home the Christmas tree. Christmas would be incomplete without a tree! That’s sorta’ how God feels about Christmas. It’s incomplete without the tree.
Ron Hutchcraft Ministries - War Where Peace Was Born
Actually, a lasting peace agreement did begin in Bethlehem; not international peace, but the kind we’ve been looking for our whole lives–personal peace.