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December 24, 2014 By Mathew Sims
By Mathew B. Sims For many the holidays are a time of joy and merry-making with family and friends. We all have our own traditions. My family enjoys going to the local science center to view the amazing lights. We also enjoy taking carriage rides in a neighboring Mayberry. I shouldn’t forget the food. We...
December 5, 2014 By Candice Watters
by Candice Watters Q: I’ve been a believer in Christ most of my life, and I know that “Jesus is the reason for the season,” but every year I feel like that head knowledge has a hard time getting to my heart. I’m so distracted and busy in December. I love to buy gifts for...
December 27, 2013 By CBMW Guest
By Kyle Worley We have seen some great posts here at CBMW Manual over the course of December. We know that the winter season can be incredibly busy and you may have missed some of these articles and so we wanted to provide a short recap of some of the highlights from the blog this...
December 17, 2013 By Courtney Reissig
By Courtney Reissig Editor’s Note: This is the second post in a three part series on hope for the holidays. You can read the first post here. Christmas is an exciting and joyous time. There is so much joy brought into our lives this time of year—parties, family, lights, decorations, and even shopping for presents. It’s the...
December 16, 2013 By CBMW Guest
  By Elyse Fitzpatrick and Jessica Thompson Editor’s Note: The following is an excerpt from the Advent devotional by Elyse Fitzpatrick and Jessica Thompson. Every Monday that leads up to Christmas we will be posting an excerpt from this encouraging devotional. If you would like to purchase one for your family, you can do so...
December 10, 2013 By Courtney Reissig
  By Courtney Reissig For many people the Christmas season is a joyous time filled with family gatherings, way too much (good) food, and an abundance of gifts. But for some, it’s far from the most wonderful time of the year. Christmas is only a reminder of what is missing, or broken, or not right....