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Why We Stopped Going House to House for the Holidays

We hit a breaking point. We were so tired of rushing from house to house; we had truly begun to dread holidays. It was time to make a change for our family.

WATCH: Hobby Lobby Lights Up Mom Hearts With Viral Christmas Ad

Has Hobby Lobby entered the world of emotionally persuasive holiday short-form cinema? It would certainly seem so! And their Christmas ad effort is 100% geared toward what is undoubtedly their most loyal customer: busy (exhausted, out-of-time) moms.

“This Christmas I Want Food”: What These Foster Kids Want For Christmas Is Heartbreaking

None of them asked for this year’s hottest toy, or another video game to add to their collection. No, the children who filled out these tags listed their “innermost dreams”—things that should be part of everyone’s childhood.

Jessica Lea

Jessica Lea is a writer for churchleaders.com. She has always had a passion for the written word and has been writing professionally for the past two years. She especially enjoys evaluating how various beliefs play out within culture. When Jessica isn't writing, she enjoys playing the piano, reading, and spending time with her friends and family.

‘God Was Just Waiting for Me’–‘One Tree Hill’ Actress Jana Kramer Shares News of Her Baptism

Actress and country music singer Jana Kramer has shared on Instagram that she was baptized on Sunday, Jan. 23

Dear Church, There Is Only One Problem With the Uproar Over Joel Osteen’s Ferrari

Joel Osteen, pastor of Lakewood Church in Houston, Texas, is in the news again and this time people are criticizing him for purchasing a Ferrari.

“I Am Disgusted By This Song”: Fans Slam Matthew West’s ‘Modest Is Hottest’ Video, Claiming It Shames Women

Matthew West has said that the purpose of his new music video, “Modest is Hottest,” is to remind his daughters that their value does not depend on their outward appearance. However, many see the song as perpetuating damaging purity culture messages that shame women for men’s lust.

One of the Top 5 Male Porn Stars in the World Becomes a Pastor

“It was just a transaction to me. A handshake was sometimes more personal than having sex.”

Saddleback Church, One of the Largest in the SBC, Ordains Its First Female Pastors

Saddleback Church is affiliated with the Southern Baptist Convention and is among the largest churches in the denomination—which takes a clear stand against women being pastors.

Ben Watson Calls Out Planned Parenthood’s Attempt to Distance Itself From Racist Founder as ‘Hollow’

“They continue to carry out her mission, by serving as the leading executioner of our children."