CONTENTS FOR DECEMBER 2007
Letter from Deborah Porter--Editor, FaithWriters' Magazine
The Blessing Wall
By Pam Hetland
There was every reason to dread the coming of Christmas, but then God stepped in with a wall full of reasons for joy.
A MERRY HEART
By Corinne Smelker
The name is such a turn off…surely this talented bunch can come up with something better.
DOWN MEMORY LANE
By Jan Ross
Sweet memories of a family reunion on Christmas Day.
LIGHT IN THE DARKNESS
Seeds to Sow
By Cheri Hardaway
Christmas was Mom's favorite time of year--a time to shine and celebrate the birth of her Savior. But there was an even greater legacy she left behind--that of seed sower.
TAKE IT TO HEART
By Laura L. Shaw
An overpriced bauble led to a lesson from the Holy Spirit about the true Ornament of Christmas.
Where is Joseph?
By Verna Cole Mitchell
A Nativity Scene without Joseph just isn't complete. Join Verna as she shares some thoughts about the significance of Joseph's role, and what we can learn from his example.
THE JOY OF FAMILY
Be Careful What Your Kids Pray For
By Shari Armstrong
They taught her to pray, and then lived with the consequences.
THE RHYTHM OF LIFE
By Pat Guy
From conception to the cross, and beyond--the heart of God was beating.
What Does Christmas Mean to You?
By Chrissy Siggee
A poem of contrasts that will move your heart.
THROUGH THEIR EYES
By Jan Ackerson
He was nothing--lower than a dung beetle. What could this king of mercy and grace possibly have for him?
'TIS THE SEASON
A Christmas Quiz
By Gary Kurz
Test how much you really know about Christmas--you may be surprised.
WE ARE THE CHURCH
Exit Quickly, Stage Right
By Dee Yoder
Biblical characters didn't wear glasses, so John wasn't going to wear them in the church Nativity Play, either.