Christmas Stories

Welcome to the Christmas Stories podcast! Delight in fun and heartwarming memories from special guests and Focus on the Family listeners. Hosts, John Fuller, Lisa Anderson, Paul Batura and Diane Ingolia offer tips and ideas for holiday activities the whole family will enjoy. You’ll also find resources to help you go deeper into the true meaning of the season. Join us as we celebrate the most wonderful time of the year.

John Fuller

John Fuller

John Fuller is vice president of the Audio division and co-host of the daily "Focus on the Family" radio program. He speaks and writes about family, faith, media and business. John and his wife, Dena, reside in Colorado Springs, Colo., and have six children.

Latest Episode

Aired 11/16/2018

Season 2 | Episode 2: The Story of Thanksgiving With Guests John Fuller , Paul Batura , and Eric Metaxas

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  2. Air Date: 11/09/2018

    Season 2 | Episode 1: A Thankful Heart for the Holidays

    With Guests John Fuller , Paul Batura , and Lisa Anderson
  3. Air Date: 11/05/2018

    Season 2 | Preview Episode

    With Guests John Fuller , Diane Ingolia , Lisa Anderson , and Paul Batura
  4. Air Date: 12/25/2017
  5. Air Date: 12/15/2017
  6. Air Date: 12/08/2017

    Season 1 | Episode 3: Holiday Family Memories

    With Guests John Fuller and Eva Daniel
  7. Air Date: 12/01/2017

    Season 1 | Episode 2: Christmas Traditions

    With Guests John Fuller and Eva Daniel
  8. Air Date: 11/20/2017

    Season 1 | Episode 1: Childhood Memories of Christmas

    With Guests John Fuller and Eva Daniel

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Upcoming Episodes

To Air 11/23/2018

Season 2 | Episode 3: Enjoying Christmas without Breaking the Bank (Guests John Fuller , Mary Hunt , Diane Ingolia , and Lisa Anderson )

Black Friday shouldn’t be the day when your bank account turns red. Mary Hunt gives advice for handling money well at Christmas, while Diane shares about how to teach your family members about money management, and Lisa offers financial advice for singles.

  • Season 2 | Episode 4: Christmas Stress-Test (Guests John Fuller , Lisa Anderson , and Kathi Lipp )

    To Air 11/30/2018

  • Season 2 | Episode 5: The Story of Christmas (Guests John Fuller , Diane Ingolia , and Phil Vischer )

    To Air 12/07/2018

  • Season 2 | Episode 6: Getting Along with Family Members (Guests John Fuller , Diane Ingolia , Mike Bechtle , Greg Smalley , and Erin Smalley )

    To Air 12/14/2018

  • Season 2 | Episode 7: A Christmas Filled with Meaning (Guests John Fuller , Diane Ingolia , Paul Batura , Pam McCune , Kim Wier , and Bob Welch )

    To Air 12/21/2018