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Season 2 | Episode 5: The Story of Christmas

Air Date 12/07/2018

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We’ve all heard about Jesus and Santa Clause, but there’s much more to the story of Christmas. Phil Vischer talks with John about how Christmas became a holiday, and Diane shares fun ways to tell your children about Christmas.

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Guest

John Fuller

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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.

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Diane Ingolia

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Diane Ingolia, manages Focus on the Family's Guest Relations Department. Her husband, Roger Ingolia, is a managing supervisor of Focus on the Family's custodial staff. The Ingolias met at a bible study in college and have been married for 37 years. For 35 of those years, they have worked together as pre-marital, marriage and parenting coaches. The couple has two grown children and four grandchildren.

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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.