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Christmas Stories

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Delight in fun and heartwarming memories from special guests and Focus on the Family listeners. Hosts, John Fuller, Lisa Anderson, Paul Batura and Diane Ingolia offer tips and ideas for holiday activities the whole family will enjoy. Join us as we celebrate the most wonderful time of the year.
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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/CSAdvent Join the AIO Club: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/ChristmasOAClub If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey
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/CSAdvent Join the AIO Club: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/ChristmasOAClub If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey
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/CSAdvent Join the AIO Club: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/ChristmasOAClub If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey
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/CSAdvent Join the AIO Club: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/ChristmasOAClub If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey
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/CSAdvent Join the AIO Club: https://www.focusonthefamily.com/ChristmasOAClub If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback: focusonthefamily.com/podcastsurvey
Season 4 Preview

Season 4 Preview

2020-11-1602:54

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.
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.
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.
With Christmas approaching soon, we continue to remember the story that gave us this holiday. You'll hear the second part of "Nine Months in Nazareth" as Mary and Joseph welcomed Jesus into the world. Plus, Liz Curtis Higgs talks about God working through impossible circumstances, and John, Lisa, and Diane share some inspiring Christmas memories.
Have you ever wondered what it was like walking in Mary and Joseph's shoes as they prepared for the birth of Jesus? John, Diane, and Lisa share the first part of a drama called "Nine Months in Nazareth" which re-tells Mary and Joseph's story. Plus, author Liz Curtis Higgs describes how the Nativity story can give you hope today.
Like a strand of colorful lights brightening a tree, getting a Christmas present can spark gratitude within your heart. John, Lisa, Paul and Diane share stories about their favorite Christmas presents; and you'll hear a heartwarming drama called "Such As I Have," about finding gratitude in a hospital room.
Season 3 Preview

Season 3 Preview

2019-11-1803:52

Christmas is almost here, and to celebrate we’re launching Season 3 of the Christmas Stories podcast! Join John, Paul, Lisa and Diane as they preview Season 3, and for a fun conversation about the Christmas songs they love, and the songs that drive them crazy.
What makes a Christmas meaningful? Diane and Paul talk about what makes Christmas meaningful to them; while Pam McCune, Kim Wier and Bob Welch share practical ways to add joy to the season.
Let's face it – family get-togethers at Christmas can be challenging. Diane, Mike, and the Smalleys will explain how you can get along with difficult family members and show them the love of Christ.
We've all heard about Jesus and Santa Clause, but there's much more to the story of Christmas. Phil Vischer talks with John about how Christmas became a holiday, and Diane shares fun ways to tell your children about Christmas.
Christmas can feel stressed and overly rushed, but it doesn't have to be that way. John and Lisa discuss ways for you to have fun in the midst of busyness, while Kathi Lipp gives advice for staying organized during the Christmas season.
Black Friday shouldn't be the day when your bank account turns red. Mary Hunt gives advice for handling money well at Christmas, while Diane explains how you can teach your family members about money management. Plus, Lisa offers financial advice for singles.
What makes Thanksgiving so important? Paul and John discuss the amazing story behind the holiday, and Eric Metaxas shares the importance of a man named Squanto.
Thanksgiving is more than just a catchy holiday name; it's a way of life. Join John, Paul and Lisa as they share what they're most thankful for this year, and special guests share stories of God's redemption.
In celebration of Christmas, Phil and Kay Robertson of the hit reality TV show Duck Dynasty share heartwarming and funny holiday stories from their famous family, and their faith in Jesus who is the true reason for the season.
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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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