Christmas traditions

Jesus’ Birth: God with Us – Children’s Ministry Christian Article

“Therefore the Lord Himself will give you a sign: Behold, the virgin shall conceive and bear a Son, and shall call His name Immanuel” (Isaiah 7:14, NKJV). As Christmas drew near, my young church decided to stage its very first children’s pageant. We desired to write a script and produce a play that would vibrate with the truth of the Lord coming in human form to be Immanuel—“God with us.” With limited resources, our team pieced together a simple production.…

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Keeping Christ in Christmas – Train Up The Child – Children’s Ministry Christian Article

The excitement of Christmas has already begun at our house – the tree is decorated, the Christmas lists are made out, and soon the baking, shopping, and parties will be in full swing.  It is so easy in all this activity to let the real meaning of Christmas go unmentioned.  We adults know that Christmas is Jesus’ birthday but how are our children going to know unless we tell them.  They may see this only as a time when all…

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