Tag Archive for: christmas

Boxing Day Blah

After the festive fun of Christmas, Boxing Day can feel a bit blah. It makes me wonder what the first Boxing Day was like.

The Perfect Christmas Gift | A Devotion

Pause a moment in the festivities of Christmas Day, and remember that we have already received the perfect gift.

Unwrapping Social Comparison: A Guide for the Festive Season

The holiday season is upon us, and you might find yourself instinctively engaging in social comparison to guide you…

Giving is Not Just for Christmas

The main gift God offers to all at Christmas, is the Gospel, the good news of heaven’s willing bankruptcy of itself that we might live.

The Season to be Grateful

Gratitude is associated with positive emotional experiences – so putting it to work is a good way to enjoy Christmas a little more.

How Aussies Are Feeling About Christmas This Year

Although setbacks were faced by many Australians this year, there is a prevailing sense of optimism as we approach the Christmas season.

A Rare Gem: ‘The Holdovers’ is a Christmas Movie With a Difference

The Holdovers is an unexpected joy with a different aesthetic appeal than your typical holiday movie. The beauty is just under the surface.

Lifeline Releases Free Mental Health Guide for Holiday Season

Lifeline has a hub of articles, quizzes, testimonials and resources to help us have a healthier, happier holiday season.

Walking With Jesus at Christmas Time

Walk a little closer with Jesus at Christmas, and you just might begin to change the world, writes Brian Harris.

Following Your Values Can Increase Your Enjoyment of Christmas

Paying attention to which activities align with our values is a great way for us to increase meaning and enjoyment at Christmas time.

The Holiday Survival Guide

Yes, it’s that time of the year again. A time of both joy and stress. Here are some tips for good mental wellbeing in the Christmas holidays.

The Nine God Conversations of Christmas

Have you noticed how much of the Christmas story hinges on God’s conversations with the key characters and how they responded?

Gingerbread Cupcakes

You can still enjoy holiday treats when made with real food ingredients. Gingerbread Cupcakes are the perfect tasty treat for Christmas time.

Christmas Devotion – God is With Us

Until that first Christmas people had a sneaking suspicion that God was ‘for’ us, but after Christmas they knew – God is actually ‘with’ us.

Christmas Brownies Recipe

These fudgy Christmas Brownies contain a little Christmas spice, cranberries and macadamia nuts to make them deliciously festive.

Managing Sensory Challenges Through the Festive Season

For both children and adults who experience sensory sensitivities, Christmas can be an uncomfortable or overwhelming time.

How to Approach Sale Season Ethically

Baptist World Aid’s Australian Ethical Consumer Report for 2023 provides a comprehensive look at the Australian consumer landscape.

Behind the Scenes of Christmas Musical ‘Journey to Bethlehem’

“There’s a lot of darkness in the world and this movie is a bright light [that] shines a light on the ultimate bright light which is Christ.”