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HILLS AND VALLEYS BY TAUREN WELLS
The true story of Santa Claus begins with Nicholas on Myra. He was born in a village on the south coast of Turkey in the 3rd century. He came from a really wealthy Christian family, but he lsot both parents when he was young.
St Nicholas took Jesus words to heart where He said "sell what you own and give to the poor." St Nick basically gave away his whole inheritance to the people he met with hurts, habits and hangups. He became famous for his generosity and gift giving in the name of Jesus.
Nicholas was named Bishop of Myra when he was a young man nad lived through a treacherous time of persecution in the early church. Nicholas was even part of the Council of Nicaea where the Bible was canonized.
Chris Tomlin talks about what his daughters are asking for Christmas, he explains how his house is decorated and how Christmas carols are actually songs of worship.
Author/Pastor John Hambrick talks about healing the division between Christians after the election season.
He shares encouragement as we look to move past the dissension we feel.
His new book is called Move Toward The Mess!
Sometimes it's hard to even know how to pray for our election & racial reconciliation. Pastors Michael Hatch & Greg Locke share some ideas!
Joel from 'for King and Country' talks about being aggressive with a fire extinguisher in his new movie, "Priceless" - he also teaches us a word you'd only hear in Australia. It's a good one.
New York Times Best Selling Author Timothy Keller talks about why faith & science sometimes don't align - and why it makes sense. He talks about worldview and finding purpose. This will encourage your faith! His newest book is called, Making Sense Of God.
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Emmy Award winner, Beth Fisher from KTNV/Channel 13 Action News talks about fighting human trafficking in Las Vegas. She also talks about how she discusses sensitive new stories with her kids. She's hosting the Cultivating Beauty Fashion Show & Dessert at ICLV. She's a LOT of fun! For more info click www.ICLV.com/fashionshow
Mark Hall from Casting Crowns talks about how you keep hope through chronic illness. Maybe there is someone in your life you should share this with today?
Kirk Cameron (from Growing Pains & Fireproof) talks with Scott Herrold about marriage! There's some funny stories about how he got his wife Chelsea's interest before they started dating! (She was on Growing Pains too!)