CHRISTMAS DRAMA SCHEDULE 2016

7pm on Mon Tue Thu Fri,

8pm Christmas Eve,

3pm Christmas Day

Date Drama Title   Length
11/25 FRI

7pm

Candle In The Window In 1917 Tully sees Miss Ravenstow as  the very best teacher in the world, and yet he is bewildered to notice that she never ever smiles. Together with his friend, Todd The Mailman, he determines to help Miss Ravenstow find her smile again.  That very determination nearly costs Mr. Todd his life while looking for Tully in a blizzard on Christmas Eve.  A simple candle in the window will mean the difference between despair and hope for more than just one person. 01:13:24
11/28 MON

7pm

If Jesus Had Not Come On Christmas Eve, the Lassider Family’s traditional reading of the Christmas story from the Bible takes an untraditional turn when they begin considering the question, “What if Jesus had not come?”  As they try to imagine the impact of the absence of Christ, the Lassiders realize that from Bible times to our times, everything and everyone would be dramatically different. 00:59:54
11/29 TUE

7pm

Then Jesus Came There’s a new pastor at Forest Groves only church; and as Christmas approaches, Pastor Jeff Thompson is about to learn that the only thing colder than the winters here is his new church home. 01:05:21
12/01 THU

7pm

Goodwill To Men It’s Christmas Eve at the Goodwill shop run by Skyler, a busy, tired man making a feeble effort to show genuine goodwill to his customers and friends, Willa, Sarah, and Ben.  When a neighborly gesture has almost tragic results, Skyler learns there are two kinds of people in his shop:  those who need to love more and those who need more love.

 

01:10:44
12/02 FRI

7pm

The Journey Of Christmas Have you ever considered how many journeys converged on the birth of Christ?  From Jesus Himself, to Mary and Joseph, to the shepherds, to the wise men, to a prophetess from the temple…all of these people embarked on a journey that connected them to the birth of our Savior.  Tune in to hear how they were each a part of God’s plan on His journey of Christmas. 00:41:04
12/05 MON

7pm

Our House In the radio drama, OUR HOUSE, the Hamilton Family plays the host and you are their special guest.  You’ll be glad you stopped by to share a little bit of Christmas at “OUR HOUSE.” 00:52:42
12/06 TUE

7pm

Christmas At Home Virginia 1861, the United States is embroiled in the Civil War, and 14 year old Emmanuel Christmas, Manny for short, is yearning to join General Jackson’s army as the drummer boy.  Since he’s all she has left in the world, Manny’s mother, Elizabeth, is reluctant to let him go.  With a strong faith in the saving and keeping power of his Savior, and with a promise to be home for Christmas, Manny wins his mother over to the idea and marches away to what is supposed to be a quiet few weeks of just watching the enemy.   The worst and best happen as Manny proves his bravery and changes the life of a hard-hearted army doctor. 00:42:13
12/08 THU

7pm

Christmas Carol John and Carol Bailey have enthusiastically invited an eleven-year old orphan named Jamie to spend a few days in their home for Christmas. That is, John is enthusiastic.  While Carol is willing to put up a friendly front, the thought of an orphan-guest stirs up memories and emotions that she’s hidden in her heart for years.  And Jamie, she’s not at all excited about getting a glimpse of family life only to be shuttled back to the orphanage days later.  Carol and Jamie are about to find out that God’s gift of His Son means everyone can have a family Christmas every day 00:37:29
12/09 FRI

7pm

Promised One Because of a decree from Caesar Augustus, Bethlehem has become a very popular little town.  The inn keeper is using the opportunity to teach his son how to watch out for number one.  While out in the fields, a shepherd is teaching his son to watch for the Promised One. 00:43:10
12/12 MON

7pm

Herald The News It’s Christmas Eve, and Tom, the editor of the Daily News Herald, is working late to get the Christmas edition of the newspaper completed.  While he’s been focused on work for the past three years, his wife, Ruth, has been praying that he will believe the Good News of the Gospel.  As he is reviewing the work of his news team, Tom is about to finally see what’s been in front of his eyes all along. 00:33:10
12/13 TUE

7pm

The Greatest Gift As Missy faces her first Christmas without her mother, she becomes preoccupied with one Christmas mission:  finding the perfect gift for her grandmother.  Go with Missy from door to door and into a pawn shop in search of the greatest gift. 01:00:20
12/15 THU

7pm

The Mystery Of Christmas For the past 45 years, Tony has lived for his shoe store.  But changing times are threatening his livelihood; and as Christmas approaches, it looks like Toney will lose his store one way or another.  Poor Toney can’t understand why God would take so much from him.  As far as Toney is concerned, God is a waste of his time and all the Holiday hub-bub is a mystery.  Is there any way Toney can keep his beloved store?  Is there any way God can open Toney’s eyes to the mystery of Christmas? 00:52:19
12/16 FRI

7pm

Season Of Light Begin in Nazareth and follow Mary and Joseph to a stable in Bethlehem, getting a glimpse into their lives and emotions at the time of Jesus Birth. 00:57:02
12/19 MON

7pm

Christmas On The Air WARM is the local radio station in Bethlehem Pennsylvania.  You get to join the crew on the air and behind the scenes as they present their annual Christmas program.  When a stranger drops by the station with an unusual gift for the radio actors, they soon find out that the gift is also a powerful lesson in faith. 01:11:39
12/20 TUE

7pm

The Richest Family In Town Christmas 1949.  A single mother and her three children, living on practically pennies, get excited about the chance to give a Christmas gift to the poorest family in town when their church begins raising the special offering. They all pull together and learn that the richest family is the one that gives more than they keep. 01:05:51
12/22 THU

7pm

Born To Die Like the prodigal son, Chip Parker, a teenager, abandons his family and sets out for good times, but with heartbreaking consequences. When he finally comes to the end of his selfish quest, he learns what he really wanted all along—the gospel message and the Christian family he forsook. 01:11:08
12/23 FRI

7pm

Star Of Hope After losing his sight during a battle at Camp Hope in Iraq, Patrick is home in time for Christmas.  He faces the struggles of adjusting to his blindness and to the loss of His friend, David, who was captured in that same battle.  As the faithful witness of his buddy, David, keeps ringing in Patrick’s ears, God leads Patrick toward a Star of Hope that will change his deepest darkness into eternal light. 00:55:07
12/24 SAT

Christmas Eve

8pm

While Shepherds Watched Young Benjamin is trying his father’s patience as he struggles to understand how life can be so hard when God is supposed to be so good. In every way he can, Omer strives to help his son trust God and believe that Jehovah always keeps His promises.  Benjamin’s defiant heart will be changed by one perfect lamb. 00:32:05
12/25 SUN

Christmas Day

3pm