Holiday Archives

Good Friday and Easter Explained

 

Today is Good Friday and people all around the world will stop to remember this day as we lead into Easter Sunday celebrations. Take a few minutes to watch this short video that helps explain the significance behind Good Friday and Easter. He is Risen!

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Holiday Family Fun and Our Favorite Movie Clips from Elf

 

Around here, Elf is one of our favorite Christmas movies. Here’s a collection of our favorite clips from the movie to get you in the Christmas spirit. If you haven’t already, huddle up with your family and watch it together.

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A Social Network Christmas

 

It may be a little farfetched, but can you image if Facebook had been around 2,000 years ago? Mary and Joseph were pledged to be married and then Mary gave birth to Jesus, the Savior of the world. Watch as the story is told through the lens of Facebook and social media. Truly magnificent.
 

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Odd Thomas: the Incarnation of Jesus Christ

 

Rapper Odd Thomas shares his take on the incarnation, the birth of Jesus Christ. Listen as he shares the significance of one man’s life, lived over 2,000 years ago. This is the life we celebrate at Christmas, Jesus Christ, the Son of God.
 

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Operation Christmas Child: Sharing Joy

 

This time of year, it’s easy to get consumed by shopping lists, party planning, and the general hubbub that comes with the holidays. This year, take a moment and share the joy of Christmas by participating in Operation Christmas Child’s shoebox drive. X Games Gold medalist Kevin Johnson and his family enjoy sharing the love of God through Operation Christmas Child every year. Here’s more of his story and how you can share joy this Christmas too.

For more information about how to join the Operation Christmas Child movement, visit http://www.samaritanspurse.org/index.php/OCC/.

Reach for the Sky from Samaritan’s Purse on Vimeo.

 

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