As Little Cub and her family prepare to celebrate the most special day of the year, the curious young polar bear begins to wonder…
"Who invented Christmas?
Mama's answer only leads to more questions like "Is God more important than Santa? So she and Little Cub head off on a polar expedition to find God and to see how he gave them Christmas. Along the way, they find signs that God is at work all around them. Through Mama's gentle guidance, Little Cub learns about the very first Christmas and discovers that…
Jesus is the best present of all.
This enchanting tale provides the perfect opportunity to help young children celebrate the true meaning of Christmas and to discover how very much God loves them.
When Pastor Rick Warren was young, his family celebrated Christmas with a birthday party for Jesus. Now the author of The Purpose-Driven Life shares the "reason for the season" with all who hunger for meaning. Learn to identify and confront the "peace-robbers" in your life---and embrace the unshakable hope of Christ's birth!
"Christmas is the celebration of an invasion when God came to earth 2,000 years ago, and the world has never been the same since, said Warren. "It is a time for celebration – ‘don't be afraid for I bring you good news of great joy;' salvation - ‘for unto you is born a Savior;' and reconciliation - ‘peace on earth, good will toward men.'
"Christmas is also a time of coming toget ... more
A family favorite and time-honored Christmas tradition. Loyal readers are drawn to Ideals magazine for its celebration of life's most treasured moments. This, the 69th year for the annual Christmas issue, will be no exception to the legacy of providing inspiration and comfort for readers. The Christmas issue, always a reminder of the true heart of Christmas, includes heartwarming poetry and prose. Beautiful, full-color photographs and fine art reproductions accompany these carefully selected pieces. Longtime Ideals contributor Pamela Kennedy shares holiday memories and family traditions poet Eileen Spinelli taps into the charm of the yuletide and the original Christmas story is told through Bible passages accompanied ... more
Rob Morgan's unmistakable talent for storytelling continues as he reacquaints people with the Christmas hymns that are so true to the tradition of Christmas. In Come Let Us Adore Him, Rob shares his historical findings about these great hymns, their writers and composers, and other nuggets that engage readers more deeply in the beloved music of the Christmas season. The book also will feature a 10-song CD collection of instrumental Christmas hymns.
What happened on that first Christmas night, so many years ago? As the children in Silent Night set up their church's nativity scene, they remember all the events leading up to Jesus' birth in Bethlehem. Young readers can press the button while reading to hear the hymn "Silent Night." Beautiful illustrations and engaging peek-through pages will make this book one to treasure each year during the Christmas season.
Small children will love this gentle story about the origins and symbolism of the candy cane, in this kid-friendly, oversized board book with die-cut and stamped foil cover. Set in rhyme, J Is for Jesus tells the tale of the candy maker's evangelistic creation--colored red (for Jesus' blood), and white (for our purity when we accept the gift of salvation). The simple, easy-to-understand verses, combined with colorful illustrations by Claudine Gevry make this a Christmas book that kids will treasure.