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What helps you remember Jesus during the Christmas season? As we wrap up Season 6 of Christmas Stories, we’ll hear Kati read Luke 2: 22 – 40, and our hosts share why this passage reminds us of the kind of life Jesus would live on earth.Receive the book "25 Days of the Christmas Story" for your donation of any amount: https://donate.focusonthefamily.com/don-daily-broadcast-product-2022-11-24-2?refcd=1299907Prepare Yourself for Advent 2022: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/advent-2022/If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: https://focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey/See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
The birth of Jesus is the reason we celebrate Christmas. And yet, more than two thousand years later, it still inspires us to make a difference. You’ll hear Megan read Luke 2: 1 – 21, and some stories from John and the co-hosts about how Christmas inspires them today.Receive the book "25 Days of the Christmas Story" for your donation of any amount: https://donate.focusonthefamily.com/don-daily-broadcast-product-2022-11-24-2?refcd=1299907Prepare Yourself for Advent 2022: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/advent-2022/If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: https://focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey/See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
The characters of the first Christmas all played a role in helping bring Jesus to earth. John, Paul, Diane, and Lisa reflect on some of their favorite characters of Christmas. Plus, you’ll hear from some of our friends of the ministry who’ll discuss things they’ve learned from the characters of Christmas. Plus, Kennedy will read Luke 1: 57 – 80.  Celebrate Christmas: Giving My Kids a Holiday Legacy: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/parenting/holidays/celebrate-christmas-giving-my-kids-a-holiday-legacy/Prepare Yourself for Advent 2022: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/advent-2022/If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: https://focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey/See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Becoming an adult has a unique way of helping you gain new perspectives on the story of Christmas. Our friend Kristin reads Luke 1: 39 – 56, and you’ll hear from some Focus staff and broadcast guests about things they now see in the Christmas story as they’ve gained life experience.Prepare Yourself for Advent 2022: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/advent-2022/Celebrate Christmas: Giving My Kids a Holiday Legacy: http://www.focusonthefamily.com/parenting/holidays/celebrate-christmas-giving-my-kids-a-holiday-legacyIf you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: https://focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurveySee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
How did you first hear about the story of Christmas? For many people, it was in church or some other type of Christmas activity. John, Diane, Paul, and Lisa share what they’re looking forward to this year. And you’ll hear from a variety of guests on how they first learned about Christmas. Plus, Emerson, who works on our staff, reads Luke 1: 5 – 38.Receive the book "25 Days of the Christmas Story" for your donation of any amount: https://donate.focusonthefamily.com/don-daily-broadcast-product-2022-11-24-2?refcd=1299907Prepare Yourself for Advent 2022: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/advent-2022/If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: https://focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey/See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Season 6 Preview

Season 6 Preview

2022-11-1402:50

Welcome to Season 6 of the Christmas Stories podcast! Join John Fuller and his fellow co-hosts, Diane Ingolia, Lisa Anderson, and Paul Batura, as they preview the upcoming podcast season, and recall the first time they heard about the original Christmas story. Throughout this season, we’ll be reading portions of Luke chapters 1 and 2 and discuss how it still encourages us today. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Christmas has a way of bringing family together like no other time of the year. As Season 5 of Christmas Stories concludes, we'll hear some encouraging stories about how family traditions bring people together and help families find meaning. Plus, John Fuller and Paul Batura chat about why they've loved spending time with their families.Get the book "Keeping Christmas: 25 Advent Reflections on a Christmas Carol": https://donate.focusonthefamily.com/christmas-stories-podcast-2021-11-19?refcd=569601Read the article "Welcome to Advent 2021": https://www.focusonthefamily.com/parenting/welcome-to-advent-2021/Get more episode resources: https://https://www.focusonthefamily.com/shows/christmas-stories-podcast/#relatedresourcesIf you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: https://focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey/See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Having grandchildren has a way of bringing things full circle. To help bring a fun perspective on grandparenting, John Fuller talks with Roger and Diane Ingolia about their experiences as grandparents. We'll also hear from children on why they love grandma and grandpa.Get the book "Keeping Christmas: 25 Advent Reflections on a Christmas Carol": https://donate.focusonthefamily.com/christmas-stories-podcast-2021-11-19?refcd=569601Read the article "No-Stress Grandparenting During the Holidays": https://www.focusonthefamily.com/parenting/no-stress-grandparenting-during-the-holidays/Read the article "Welcome to Advent 2021": https://www.focusonthefamily.com/parenting/welcome-to-advent-2021/Get more episode resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/shows/christmas-stories-podcast/#relatedresourcesIf you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: https://focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey/See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
There's nothing like celebrating the Christmas season as a newlywed. To reflect back on those early years, John Fuller chats with Greg and Erin Smalley about their first Christmas as a married couple. They'll also explain how those first few years together have set the tone for holidays since then.Get the book "Keeping Christmas: 25 Advent Reflections on a Christmas Carol": https://donate.focusonthefamily.com/christmas-stories-podcast-2021-11-19?refcd=569601Read the article "Our Newlywed Christmas": https://www.focusonthefamily.com/marriage/our-newlywed-christmas/Get more episode resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/shows/christmas-stories-podcast/#relatedresourcesIf you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: https://focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey/See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Singles have a special place in God's family during the holidays. While it may feel lonely at times, Christmas can also be a season to create rich memories. Lisa Anderson joins John Fuller to discuss the unique opportunities singles have during the most wonderful time of the year.Get the book "Keeping Christmas: 25 Advent Reflections on a Christmas Carol": https://donate.focusonthefamily.com/christmas-stories-podcast-2021-11-19?refcd=569601Read the article "A Single Adult's Christmas Bucket List": https://www.boundless.org/blog/a-single-adults-christmas-bucket-list/Get more episode resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/shows/christmas-stories-podcast/#relatedresourcesIf you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: https://focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey/See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
There's something special about hearing why a child loves Christmas. John Fuller and Dr. Danny Huerta reflect back on the joys of Christmas as a child, and lessons they've learned now as parents. You'll also hear children tell what they're most looking forward to this year.Get the book "Keeping Christmas: 25 Advent Reflections on a Christmas Carol": https://donate.focusonthefamily.com/christmas-stories-podcast-2021-11-19?refcd=569601Read the article "Welcome to Advent 2021": https://www.focusonthefamily.com/parenting/welcome-to-advent-2021/Get more episode resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/shows/christmas-stories-podcast/#relatedresourcesIf you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: https://focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey/See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Season 5 Preview

Season 5 Preview

2021-11-1502:47

Welcome to Season 5 of the Christmas Stories podcast! Join John Fuller as he chats with a variety of Focus on the Family friends about why each member of the family plays a special role in making the holidays special. Throughout each episode, you'll also hear from some of our friends and broadcast guests as they share memories and heart-warming stories.Get the book "Keeping Christmas: 25 Advent Reflections on a Christmas Carol": https://donate.focusonthefamily.com/christmas-stories-podcast-2021-11-19?refcd=569601Get more episode resources: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/shows/christmas-stories-podcast/#relatedresourcesIf you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: https://focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey/See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
With Christmas just one week away, it’s important to take a step back and reflect on how the story of Jesus gives us hope. John, Diane and Paul discuss how they find comfort through the story of Christ’s birth, and evangelist J. John explains what the purpose of Christmas is.Get the Advent Calendar:https://www.focusonthefamily.com/CS-AdventJoin the AIO Club:https://www.focusonthefamily.com/Christmas-OAClubMore Episode Resources:https://bit.ly/3nbMHi0If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurveySee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
During the holidays, it’s good to have fun with your loved ones. John, Lisa and Diane talk about their favorite activities to do with their family and friends; plus you’ll also hear part 2 of the Adventures in Odyssey drama, "It's a Pokenberry Christmas," based on the film, "It’s a Wonderful Life."Get the Advent Calendar:https://www.focusonthefamily.com/CS-AdventJoin the AIO Club:https://www.focusonthefamily.com/Christmas-OAClubMore Episode Resources:https://bit.ly/3nbMHi0If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurveySee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
With the Christmas season now in full swing, John, Diane and Lisa will talk about their favorite Christmas movies and what they’re most grateful for this year. You’ll also hear part 1 of the Adventures in Odyssey drama, "It's a Pokenberry Christmas," which is based on the classic movie, "It's a Wonderful Life."Get the Advent Calendar:https://www.focusonthefamily.com/CS-AdventJoin the AIO Club:https://www.focusonthefamily.com/Christmas-OAClubMore Episode Resources:https://bit.ly/3nbMHi0If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurveySee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
While Christmas can be a time to get together with family and friends, it’s also a beautiful opportunity to reach out to people in your community. John, Diane and Paul share about friends they admire for their willingness to reach out to others; and you’ll also hear the powerful audio drama, “When Christmas Came to Thorn Creek Bridge.”Get the Advent Calendar:https://www.focusonthefamily.com/CS-AdventJoin the AIO Club:https://www.focusonthefamily.com/Christmas-OAClubMore Episode Resources:https://bit.ly/3nbMHi0If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurveySee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
While 2020 has been a year filled with lots of twists and turns, the Christmas and Advent seasons can still give us hope. John, Lisa, Paul and Diane share how they’re planning to celebrate Christmas this year; and author Asheritah Ciuciu gives some creative and inspiring ways to celebrate Advent with your family.Get the Advent Calendar:https://www.focusonthefamily.com/CS-AdventJoin the AIO Club:https://www.focusonthefamily.com/Christmas-OAClubMore Episode Resources:https://bit.ly/3nbMHi0If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurveySee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Season 4 Preview

Season 4 Preview

2020-11-1602:55

Welcome to Season 4 of the Christmas Stories podcast! John, Paul, Lisa and Diane are back this year to preview Season 4, and to share their favorite things of the holiday season.Get the Advent Calendar:https://www.focusonthefamily.com/CS-AdventJoin the AIO Club:https://www.focusonthefamily.com/Christmas-OAClubMore Episode Resources:https://bit.ly/3nbMHi0If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurveySee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Like a director behind a curtain, God is working in your life even when you can't see it. Today, John and Diane share stories about being surprised at Christmas; and you'll hear the incredible story of "The Innkeepers Dream," portrayed by the late David Shelton.Get episode resources: https://bit.ly/3nbMHi0See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Serving God at Christmastime is a beautiful opportunity to shine light into a dark world. But you might be asking how? Today on Christmas Stories, you'll hear a powerful drama called "Shoemaker Martin" and John, Diane, and Paul share encouraging stories about serving God in simple ways.Get episode resources: https://bit.ly/3nbMHi0See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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DaughteroftheKing

I love listening to these stories so much!!! unfortunately I cant play any of the episodes except season 3🥺

Aug 1st
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Brandon Brock

I can't wait 😃 I love your Christmas program

Nov 6th
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