6 brilliant resources for Advent

This Sunday we begin a new Advent series, as we anticipate the celebration of the birth of Jesus at Christmas.

Below are some great resources you might like to use in the lead up Christmas as we still our hearts and focus our attention on the gift of the newborn King. If you know of any other great Christmas resources please send me an email and let me know.  I’d love to hear from you!

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1. Video - Meet the Nativity
Glen Scrivener is a gifted evangelist and author who has just released a fantastic five-episode evangelistic mini-film, called Meet the Nativity, for Christmas 2017.  It is fabulous and a great production worth checking out.
Watch it online for free here.

2. Book - Hidden Christmas by Tim Keller
Tim Keller unpacks the surprising truth behind the birth of Jesus.  A great read to understand more about the surprising background of the nativity and God’s gift to us in Jesus.  
Order online here.

3. Devotional - Advent for Everyone by Tom Wright
A fabulous resource to use in your devotional life in the lead up to Christmas.  Each day there is a short Bible reading and an insightful reflection from author and theologian Tom Wright.  
Available from the St John’s bookstore or order online here.

4. Children’s Book - The Christmas Promise by Alison Mitchell
A beautiful and captivating kids retelling of the Christmas story for 4 to 7 year olds. 
Order online here.

5. Traditional Music - Christmas Star: Carols for the Christmas Season byThe Cambridge Singers
A beautiful album of carols and traditional Christmas music.  
Download online here.

6. New Music - The Peace Project album by Hillsong
A brand new Christmas album that combines new tracks along with fresh arrangements of five of the most beloved Christmas classics like ‘Hark’, ‘O Holy Night’ & 'Joy To The World’.
Download online here.

May God grow us all this Christmas as we ponder and treasure the gift of a saviour.

with love in Christ,
Fiona