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Twelve days of Christmas with the Minor Prophets
Twelve days and twelve short books filled with prophecies about the coming Messiah, each of which can be read in a single sitting. It seems an ideal match for some daily devotions to extend the Christmas season.
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How to be content as a couple at Christmas
It’s not always easy to avoid the consumerism that pushes us to lust after more things, even though those desires can cause conflict in a marriage. Here’s what helped me become less distracted by the material world.
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When small talk is a big challenge: Preparing kids for family gatherings

There’s no avoiding it: becoming comfortable making small talk with others is an important skill for kids to master and family gatherings are a reasonably safe opportunity for them to practise. These simple conversation techniques will help your kids feel more prepared for your next gathering with extended family.
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Advent PDF Devotional

This free downloadable PDF features four full weeks of devotions (28 in total) to help you prepare for Christmas and celebrate the Good News of Jesus. There’s still time to catch up on past readings and then follow the daily reflections all the way until December 30!
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