A Solitary Christmas: Episode 516

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A Solitary Christmas: Episode 516

Dec 21, 2017
Guests: Matthew Demeritt, Kathryn Eutsler, Jake Roberson, Al Andrews, Ashley Bazer, Laura Gearhart, John Holst, JB Lewis and Chris Powell

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Your questions about being single at Christmas, plus the story of a man's life-changing walk on Christmas night, and staff members' favorite holiday memories.

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Featured musical artist: Paul Baloche


Holiday Singleness FAQs

Being Single|Roundtable
Guests: Matthew Demeritt, Kathryn Eutsler and Jake Roberson

[24:56] - 

You called us with your questions about being lonely around the holidays, spending time with your significant other's family, ministering to non-believing family members, and dealing with the "January Letdown." We share our stories (if you think your Christmas is destined to be bad, listen to Lisa's holiday breakup story) and offer advice to encourage you through the season's most awkward moments.

A Walk One Winter's Night

Guests: Al Andrews

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A guy takes a walk alone down a street on Christmas Eve. It may sound like the start of a holiday horror story, but when he encounters a nativity scene he has a startling and touching realization. Listen as author Al Andrews reads "A Walk One Winter's Night," a story about valuing solitude and the true meaning of Christmas.

Christmas Memories

Guests: Ashley Bazer, Matthew Demeritt, Kathryn Eutsler, Laura Gearhart, John Holst, JB Lewis, Chris Powell and Jake Roberson

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Matt's dad disappears for a while every Christmas Eve; Ashley's friends gave their dinner away to people who were homeless; John and his sisters build a massive blanket fort; Laura's dad uses an interesting alternative to wrapping paper. We sat down to tell you some of our favorite Christmas memories in response to Boundless listener Bethany Bennett's request. Merry Christmas from the Boundless team!