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Christmas Stories Podcast

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.

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Podcast Hosts

John Fuller
John Fuller

Vice President of the Audio division and co-host of the daily "Focus on the Family" radio program.

Lisa Anderson
Lisa Anderson

Director of Young Adults, Host of The Boundless Show

Paul Batura
Paul Batura

Vice President, Communications

Diane Ingolia
Diane Ingolia

Manager, Focus on the Family's Guest Relations Department