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Christmas 2023

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The Christmas I Remember Best

by Robin Lee Stearns

What happens in a child’s heart when God gives her a Christmas gift?

Mary’s Journey of Faith

by Brad Simon

What do we have in common with Mary’s remarkable journey of faith?

Close-up of ceramic music shop for a Christmas village

Let Your Voice Be Heard

by Brianna Barrett

How do five songs in Luke prepare our hearts to celebrate Christmas?

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The mission of Refresh is to connect God’s Word to life today. This free, digital magazine will be sent three times to subscribers in 2023–in the spring and fall and at Christmastime. Use Refresh for personal encouragement or for small group discussion. Use some of the stories, quotes, or topics as conversation starters to get people talking about God and His Word.

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