christmas

“Why Christmas?” A 25 Day Devotional for Christmas

Holidays / The Basics //

“Why do we celebrate Christmas? Most children do not know the true answer to that question or why God sent Jesus to live on earth. Why Christmas? is a helpful daily devotional with Scripture reading, memory verse, Christmas carol and questions to direct your child’s heart toward God. The readings, which begin on the first day of December, are biblical, short, and effective. Colorful illustrations illuminate the events of the incarnation. This book will provide parents with the assistance they desire for leading their child to the Christ of Christmas.”

Why-Christmas

My family plans to use this devotional this holiday season. I think my two girls are very aware of why we celebrate Christmas. We even have conversations where I have to convince them that Santa’s not real, to which they tell me: “Dad, we know… it’s just for fun!” How do you argue with that?

However, I think a more formal, routine and consistent time of sitting down as a family sometime each day to interact with the unfolding Christmas story will keep us more focused and sort of get us ready for Christmas morning. I wonder if a disciplined time of reflecting every day will make the formalized rituals like school plays, Christmas parties, caroling, house and retail decorations, candy canes, gingerbread houses, and Christmas Eve services more meaningful. I hope so.

How to use this devotional

why-christmas-how-to

You can find Why Christmas? by Barbara Reaoch at WPH, Amazon, and Kindle.

Comments

comments

Comments

comments

About the Author

I've been married for 9 years to Amanda Mavis and we have two daughters named Sari andMacie. We live in Hayward, WI and I serve as a Pastor with Youth and Children and their families @ Hayward Wesleyan Church. In conjunction with my role as a pastor, I work for The Wesleyan Church denomination and the division of Church Multiplication and Discipleship in Children’s Ministry. I serve as the interwebs expert. Together we connect, train and resource anyone who disciples kids.