The Boundless Show with Lisa Anderson
December 21, 2017

A Solitary Christmas: Episode 516

50:07 – 

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.

Featured musical artist: Paul Baloche


Episode Segments

The Boundless Show: Roundtable Segment
Roundtable Segment

Holiday Singleness FAQs

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.

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The Boundless Show: Culture Segment
Culture Segment

A Walk One Winter’s Night

14:46 – 

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.

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The Boundless Show: Inbox Segment
Inbox Segment

Christmas Memories

7:32 – 

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!

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