With December 25th quickly approaching, the stress of the season is setting in. Between the presents and the parties, it’s easy to get wrapped up in the rush and forget about the true meaning of Christmas. Take a break from the holiday hustle with Christian Christmas books that will keep your heart focused on Christ.
Because of Bethlehem by Max Lucado Max Lucado loves Christmas. He loves it because somewhere someone will ask the Christmas questions: What’s the big deal about the baby in the manger? Who was he? What does his birth have to do with me? And the answers he’s found give us all hope. God knows what it’s like to be a human. When we talk to him about deadlines or long lines or tough times, he understands. He’s been there. He’s been here. Because of Bethlehem, we have a friend in heaven. Let’s turn on the lamp, curl up in a comfortable spot, and look into the odd, wonderful story of Bethlehem.
A Baxter Family Christmas by Karen Kingsbury From New York Times bestselling author Karen Kingsbury comes a life-changing story of love and hope featuring the Baxter family. Whether you’re meeting the Baxter family for the first time or finding them all over again, A Baxter Family Christmas will leave fingerprints on your heart forever. Heartwarming and touching, filled with love and redemption, A Baxter Family Christmas brings together two families in the aftermath of loss and in the midst of an unfolding love story, all with the help of one very special child.
Hidden Christmas by Timothy Keller In his new book, Hidden Christmas: The Surprising Truth Behind the Birth of Christ, pastor and New York Times bestselling author, Tim Keller, guides readers through an illuminating journey into the surprising background of the Nativity story, a story that is a celebration of the advent of Jesus Christ, who came to save mankind and restore our humanity to how it was meant to be. This profoundly moving and intellectually provocative book unpacks the message of hope, redemption, and salvation hidden in the biblical account of Jesus' birth so that readers may experience the redeeming power of God's grace in a meaningful and deeper way.
The Mistletoe Inn by Richard Paul Evans At thirty-two Kimberly Rossi, a finance officer at a Lexus car dealership, has had her heart broken more times than she wants to remember. With two failed engagements, a divorce and again alone with no prospects, she hardly seems the type to dream of being a published romance author. Dreading another holiday alone, she signs up for The Mistletoe Retreat, a nine-day writing retreat in Burlington, VT. Deep inside Kimberly knows she’s at a junction in her life and it’s time to either fulfill her dream or let it go.
The Angel of Forest Hill by Cindy Woodsmall When Rose Kurtz first arrived in tiny Forest Hill four years ago, Joel Dienner had just lost his wife to childbirth. They agreed to marry because his children, especially newborn Grace, needed a mother to care for them. But Rose has grown to love Joel deeply. Can she find the courage to tell him her true feelings? You’ll fall in love with this Amish Christmas romance.
Place your online order by December 16 to get these books in time for Christmas or visit your local Family Christian store.
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