The Adventure of Christmas

Author: Lisa Whelchel

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The ADVENTure of Christmas: Helping Children Find Jesus in Our Holiday Traditions

The ADVENTure of Christmas is a guide for moms concerned that their children are losing sight of Jesus in the midst of the distractions the holiday season brings. Lisa Whelchel was such a mom, but instead of abandoning the traditions of Christmas she rediscovered their original meanings, which were intended to remind people of Godís unfathomable gift. Hanging lights on the house, wrapping gifts, and decorating the tree have become opportunities to teach her children about how they relate to Jesusí birth. With The ADVENTure of Christmas, mothers can redeem whatís been lost from the very symbols that are gentle reminders of the true meaning of Christmas.

Have you discovered that Jesus sometimes gets lost in the middle of the hustle and bustle of His birthday party? Would you like to be able to keep your children's focus on Jesus and also join them in the wonder of the celebration?

For each of the twenty-four days preceding Christmas, The ADVENTure of Christmas serves as a fun and handy guide that describes the significance behind your favorite traditions. Hanging lights on the house, wrapping gifts, and decorating the tree will become opportunities to share how these customs relate to Jesus' birth. The ADVENTure of Christmas recaptures the true meaning of this beloved season, giving reasons to celebrate for years to come.

Story Behind the Book

Feeling like Jesus had gotten lost in the frenzy of the holiday season, I asked the Lord to show me what I could do to teach my children the true meaning of Christmas. I was caught off-guard when He simply replied, "Donít do anything differently. Look in the middle of the celebration and you will find Me." He was right. There was no need to orchestrate moments to pontificate about "the commercialization of Christmas." Instead, Jesus is beckoning us to come to the party and bring the kids. In doing so, we run into Him at the mall, the movies, even at school. He hides in the lights, the carols, and the cards. He is there when we dress the evergreen tree, when Dad dresses up in a red suit, and even when we eat turkey and dressing!

Written by Lisa Whelchel
Illustrated by Jeannie Mooney

Features: Illustrated, Price on Product, Table of Contents
Physical Info: 0.47" H x 10.06" L x 8.26" W (1.1 lbs) 64 pages
Carton Quantity: 30
Publisher: Multnomah Gifts
US SRP: 19.99 US
Binding: Hardcover
Pub Date: September 09, 2004

Additional Information
CPC Categories:
- General Interest | Seasonal Books | Christmas
- General Interest | Seasonal Books | Advent
- Christian Living | Relationships | Parenting
BISAC Categories:
- Religion | Christian Life | Inspirational - Gifts
- Religion | Holidays | Christmas & Advent
- Religion | Christian Life | Parenting
LC Subjects:
-Children -Christian life
-Christmas -Christmas cookery
-Christmas decorations -Jesus Christ
-Nativity -Religious life
Themes:
- Theometrics | Evangelical
- Event | Advent
- Holiday | Christmas
- Religious Orientation | Christian
- Topical | Family
OCLC Number: OCLC#56798302
Dewey: 394.26631

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The Adventure of Christmas
Author: Lisa Whelchel

 

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9781590520895 Hardcover 1590520890 $ 14.95
Whelchel presents a guide for moms who are concerned that their children are losing sight of Jesus in the midst of the distractions the holiday season brings.
  


 

 

 

 

 

 

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