Ron Hutchcraft Ministries is pleased to present the "25 Days of Christmas Moments" as a ministry tool for you. Each "Christmas Moment" is full of Ron's warmth and personal style of ministry to point people to Jesus this Christmas season.
Each "Christmas Moment" gives you the option of audio or text.
Spread the hope of Jesus this Christmas by emailing a link of just the right "Christmas Moment" to a friend or family member who may not know Jesus. Free free to print the messages to post at work or share with someone. Each message contains the number for Need Him ministries, so those hungry for life's greatest relationship can talk to someone right away.
Check out the "25 Days of Christmas Moments" below:
It’s amazing how much trash our family can generate when they’re opening Christmas presents! And you should see me attacking all those boxes and wrapping paper with my garbage bags. It may be Christmas, but there’s still trash.
It's the Christmas song words that made me briefly want to be a good boy: "He's making a list and checking it twice; gonna find out who's naughty and nice." Santa's all-important list that determines how you'll be treated at Christmas. We're big boys and girls now, and we know that list doesn't exist.
They called it a Christmas miracle. A California dad drove into a Sierra forest, parked his truck and went looking for a Christmas tree with his three teenage children. Then the snowstorms came. They were lost and they were unprepared. After searchers looked for three days, two pilots finally saw the word “HELP” stamped in the snow and a man waving. For that lost family, Christmas meant rescue.
Last Christmas, our local news told the story of a little Amish girl who was thrown from a runaway buggy. In spite of the efforts of the searchers, she was outside all night in freezing temperatures. Then, after ten hours, a woman found little Hannah, all huddled up, very cold but alive. The doctors called her their “Christmas miracle.”
There are several ways you can play with an empty cardboard gift wrap tube. Look through it like a telescope, blow into it like a trumpet, or pretend it’s a shepherd’s staff. That’s what our two-year-old granddaughter was doing as she wandered through our house. She said, “I’m looking for my lost sheep.” I told her about a Nativity in the next room where there was a sheep. She came back carrying it and saying, “I found my lost sheep.”
What to buy for certain people! For a lot of Christmas shoppers, the answer is gift cards! They can go to the store later and buy whatever they want for the amount of that card…if the store is still around when they go there. That was a big recession question last Christmas—will the store still be there to stand behind what was paid for?
Recently, some friends' one-year-old baby had to be evacuated by air to a children's hospital. Mom thought she’d be able to fly with the little guy, but at the last minute she learned she couldn’t go with him. Her cell phone photos tell the story: a little boy in the window of a chopper, crying for his mommy, and mommy watching with a broken heart as he took off.
It was World War I on Christmas Eve. The German and British troops were dug in just hundreds of yards apart. Suddenly, the voices of German soldiers drifted across the lines, singing “Silent Night”…followed amazingly by hundreds of British soldiers joining in the carol. Imagine, “Sleep in heavenly peace” in the middle of a battlefield.
For college students counting down the days; for military around the world, “I’ll Be Home for Christmas” is probably one Christmas song that goes right to the heart. If you ever want to be home, it’s Christmas.
It’s Christmas! That means it’s time to set up our antique electric train. Of course, the train just sits there until I’ve set up that black box called the transformer. It takes all that high voltage outside and brings it down to where we can use it.
It’s a Christmas TV classic…”A Charlie Brown Christmas.” After Charlie Brown’s frustrating search for some real Christmas, Linus walks onto the stage dragging his blanket, the spotlight hits him, and he proceeds to quote from the Bible’s account of Christmas 1.
I was at a Christmas pageant where the angel was standing on a platform over the shepherds’ heads. He got as far as “Fear not…” and fell right onto the shepherds. The angel never got to the good news part of Christmas.