Mistakes to Avoid This Holiday Season

If you did, would your New Year be less stressful?

What are 6 common mistakes to avoid this holiday season? Could your New Year perhaps be less stressful? Years ago, as young parents we often found ourselves overly-stressed during the holiday season. Most months of the year, we were barely able to pay our bills and feed our kids. The arrival of the holiday season’s […]


How to Have More Meaningful Holiday Conversations

Improve the Time Together with Thoughtful Questions

Having meaningful holiday conversations can be one of the more stressful things about holiday gatherings. Whether the event is an office party, a neighborhood celebration, or a family meal, for many, the crucial question is, “What do we talk about?” Years ago, I made a commitment to myself that I would be a person who […]


(We Christian leaders) should know our neighbors’ names. We should shop at local stores and know where our food comes from. We should befriend the outsider and take the stranger into our homes. We should practice hospitality, generosity, neighborliness, and place-making. The Internet can be used to contribute to this end, but ultimately it cannot achieve this goal alone. That happens primarily ‘in the flesh.'”

Michael Frost

Michael Frost in "Christians, Engaged and Incarnate" (ChristianityToday.com/PARSE)