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Hidden Gems and Teaching Kids About Christmas

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In celebration of Adventures in Odyssey's 30th birthday, we present this Adventures in Odyssey drama in which Whit teaches Olivia why it's important to read the Bible every day, and how this simple act goes a long way to encourage and direct us, and help us know God better.

In Part 2 of this weekend's program, Veggie Tales and What's in the Bible? creator Phil Vischer explains how parents can help children understand and celebrate the true meaning behind Christmas.

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    Free Resource of the Month: O Holy Night Advent Calendar

    Focus on the Family

    Count down to Christmas as a family with 23 days of Scripture readings and devotions. Each day kids will receive a new object or Bible character to create their own Nativity scene! Help your family stay focused on the reason for the holiday season – Jesus.

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  • Featured Article

    How to Read the Bible — as a Family

    Janine Petry

    One activity that doesn’t naturally rise to the top in most homes is reading the Bible together. Here is an idea for how to find the time for this activity.

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    Studying the Bible as a Family

    Larry Fowler

    Have you relied wholly on the church to teach your kids Scripture? God says that's your job as their parent. Here how you can help your children learn about God's Word.

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    Draw Your Children Into the Bible

    Lynne Thompson

    Our task is not only scriptural instruction but also role modeling.

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Guest

Adventures in Odyssey Radio Drama

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Created for ages 8-12 and enjoyed by the whole family, Adventures in Odyssey® award-winning audio dramas teach lasting truths and bring biblical principles to life, with just the right balance of fun, faith and imagination. Learn more by visiting the official Adventures in Odyssey website, www.whitsend.org.

Guest

Phil Vischer

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Phil Vischer is a filmmaker, actor, director and composer. He is the creator of the highly popular Veggie Tales video series for kids, which has sold more than 65 million copies and has been featured in major magazines and newspapers. More recently, Phil created the What's in the Bible? DVD series, an informative and entertaining walk-through of the Bible for kids and families. Phil's books for adults and children include God is Bigger, I Can Be Your Friend and Lord of the Beans. He and his wife, Lisa, reside in the Chicago area and have three grown children. Learn more about Phil and his work by visiting his website, philvischer.com.