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As Dec. 25 approaches, the minds of the multitude will focus on what to give loved ones for Christmas. That prompts us to consider "The Joy of Giving" as our Christmas theme.

5 suggestions for giving this Christmas

How can we give to others, especially as we approach the Christmas season, and live out the joy of giving? Here are five suggestions.

Home Away from Home
Baptist Campus Ministry impacts international students during holidays

Ministry during the time of a global pandemic has presented its share of challenges for Kentucky Baptists. For the eight regional campus ministers of the Kentucky Baptist Convention, obstacles are evident immediately.

What they really want for Christmas isn't a toy or game: it's a loving family

Since 2006, with the beginning of our foster-to-adopt program, Sunrise has helped to provide just that — a forever home — to more than 560 children. Nothing under the Christmas tree beats that.

The opposite attitude of a heart of gratitude

Sometimes the best way to define a thing is by identifying its opposite. How could we ever appreciate light without the experience of darkness? Would the comfort of warmth be so pleasant without the bitter experience of the cold?

Give thanks in all things

While 2020 has not turned out as what we hoped for, we can still give thanks in all things. The Apostle Paul tells us in 1 Thessalonians 5:16- 18, "Rejoice always, pray constantly, give thanks in everything; for this is God's will for you in Christ."