Give more presence

by Kristen on December 3, 2013 · 8 comments

in Christmas

Normally I post a photo on Tuesdays, but instead, I wanted to share this video with you today. I’ve posted stuff from the Advent Conspiracy in years past, but the message bears repeating. I know I need to keep hearing it.

Email subscribers, here’s a link to the video, since it won’t show up in your email.

christmas house

And while we’re on the topic, here are two posts I wrote about this whole idea of Christmas experiences over Christmas stuff.

Making Christmas Merry | More Experiences, Less Stuff

Ten Christmas Experience Ideas
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Joshua’s 365 post: Movin’ Right Along

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1 kristen December 3, 2013 at 8:53 am

just testing something…never mind me!

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2 Mandee December 3, 2013 at 9:37 am

Good morning Kristen, I just thought I would take a moment to let you know how I appreciate your voice and what you do! I’ve been following you since I saw you on the 700 club and I really enjoy your blog, and I know the Lord is pleased in the effort you put forth here as well! God Bless you and your family!

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3 Kristen December 3, 2013 at 12:06 pm

Thank you so much for the encouragement! I really appreciate it. :)

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4 EliSabeth December 3, 2013 at 2:50 pm

That was beautiful!!

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5 Elizabeth | Ready. Set. Simplify. December 3, 2013 at 11:07 pm

Thanks for posting! I think we all need reminders like this. :-)

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6 Katie December 4, 2013 at 9:03 am

That’s the first time I’ve seen that video, but I love it. Thank you for sharing it!

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7 SarahN December 10, 2013 at 12:20 am

Thank you for that video!

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8 Jared Willey December 10, 2013 at 1:15 pm

Our church (Grace Chapel, near Boston) is integrating the Advent Conspiracy into our Christmastime teaching for the second year in a row, and people are really embracing it. One guy took the idea of “giving more presence” a little farther… http://www.grace.org/christmas. Glad to see you’re spreading the “give more presence” idea too!

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