Christmas for Beginners – Day 3

The Fall Just the gist (for small children and others with tiny attention spans):  Adam and Eve disobeyed God and were asked to leave paradise.  Thankfully, the story didn’t end there.  God promised to send a savior who would reopen the gates of heaven. For those that can handle just a bit more: The man forgot to remain…

Christmas for Beginners – Day 2

The Creation of Adam and Eve Just the gist (for small children and others with tiny attention spans):   God created Adam and Eve. For those that can handle just a bit more: “Then the Lord formed man of dust from the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and man became a…

Christmas for Beginners – Day 1

Creation Just the gist (for small children and others with tiny attention spans):  From nothing, God created everything. For those that can handle just a bit more: “In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.  The earth was without form and void, and darkness was upon the face of the deep; and the…

Christmas for Beginners, An Introduction:

            Like many parents, I wanted my children to keep the actual meaning of Christmas at the forefront of their mind during Advent.  This is no small task living in a culture that is constantly reassigning new meanings to the holiday.  The world’s “True Meaning of Christmas” ranges anywhere from: the spirit of giving spending time with family…