7 Ways Your Small Group Can Celebrate the Incarnation this Christmas Season – #6 & 7: Party and Plan

Today I’m giving my last 2 of 7 ideas your group, class, or family can use to celebrate Christmas. See 1-5 here. Throw a Party The holidays are an excellent time for a party with a purpose. Be creative: make it a story party, where each person comes prepared to share a short story about a … Continue reading “7 Ways Your Small Group Can Celebrate the Incarnation this Christmas Season – #6 & 7: Party and Plan”

7 Ways Your Small Group Can Celebrate the Incarnation this Christmas Season – #5: Start Some New Traditions

This is Day 5 of my 7 ideas your group, class, or family can use to celebrate Christmas. See 1-4 here. For most of us, the holidays are about traditions: taking a drive to see the lights, decorating the house together, going to local events, and, of course, going to church services. Why not invite … Continue reading “7 Ways Your Small Group Can Celebrate the Incarnation this Christmas Season – #5: Start Some New Traditions”

7 Ways Your Small Group Can Celebrate the Incarnation: #4: Give Gifts

This is Day 4 of my 7 ideas your group or class or family can use to celebrate Christmas. See 1-3 here. Years ago, I read +Dick Alexander’s sage advice about gift giving that I’ve never forgotten. “Gifts are an integral part of Christmas,” he said, “but they can either express or distort its meaning.” … Continue reading “7 Ways Your Small Group Can Celebrate the Incarnation: #4: Give Gifts”