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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.

“The Gates of Hell Will Not Frustrate His Plans”: God Is at Work Amidst ‘Wolves’ in the Church

“I know there is much to be fearful of, much to mourn about the state of faith in this world, but take heart my friend—Jesus is building his Church, and the gates of hell have not, nor will they, frustrate his plans for her.”

Cops Arrest 3 Christians Singing Psalms During Outdoor Worship Service in Idaho

“We have every right to protest the high hypocrisy involved in all of this,” said the pastor.

Death of Darrin Patrick Is Officially Found to Be Suicide

"We do not know, and may not ever know or fully understand the reasons behind this tragedy."

Remembering Pastor Darrin Patrick: Death Does Not Have the Final Say

Greg Surratt has shared a message in remembrance of Darrin Patrick, during which he told part of Patrick’s story and explored what the Bible says about how to respond when we lose a friend.

Tim Tebow Requests Prayer for Ravi Zacharias as He Battles for His Life

"Please join me in prayer for Ravi & his family as he battles for his life. Also, if Ravi has touched your life or inspired you, please leave a comment to maybe encourage him & his family."