Christmas Specials

Monday, December 11th, at 1pm

The Case For Christmas

Wayne Shepherd and Lee Strobel on the historical reality of Christmas.


Monday, December 11th, at 6pm

Christmas in the Beginning

Charles Morris presents promises and events found in the Book of Genesis pointing to the coming of Jesus—the most wonderful gift of all.


Tuesday, December 12th, at 1pm

Hope for the Lonely

For many people, Christmas is the loneliest time of the year. But even still, there’s reason to rejoice because hope for the lonely was born in Bethlehem.


Tuesday, December 12th, at 6pm

One Perfect Life

One Perfect Life, Christmas Edition by John MacArthur is the setting for the story of Jesus Christ in the very words of Scripture, blending all four Gospels in a harmonized life of Christ.


Wednesday, December 13th, at 1pm

Christmas Thru the Eyes of Isaiah

The book of Isaiah is often referred to as the “fifth Gospel”—because of how clearly the prophet saw the coming of our Savior.


Wednesday, December 13th, at 6pm

A Marriage Carol

With a nod toward Dickens and a heaping helping of truth from bestselling author Dr. Gary Chapman, this surprising tale from Chris Fabry follows Marlee and Jacob, a couple on their way to sign divorce papers. But when a snow storm spins their car across the ice, the collision that follows put everything on hold.


Thursday, December 14th, at 1pm

Because of Bethlehem

Max Lucado, the master story-teller, tells stories from his childhood, his family, his life—stories to draw the listener to the Christ of Christmas.


Thursday, December 14th, at 6pm

A Brand New Christmas

Encouraging us from the promises of Scripture, Carter Conlin reminds us not to limit God to the past—good or bad—but to know that He wants to lay hold of us in new ways!


Friday, December 15th, at 1pm & 6pm

The Shepherd’s Prayer

91.5 & 102.7 the Word listeners will have the opportunity to hear the dramatic audio version of The Shepherds’ Prayer by Richard Barry. Parts 1 & 2 at 1pm and part 3 at 6pm.


Monday, December 18th, at 1pm

Joy, an Irish Christmas

Keith and Kristyn Getty host a celebration of the birth of Christ from Severance Hall in Cleveland.


Monday, December 18th, at 6pm

December Live! with Mark Schultz

December Live! Is a fun, light hearted broadcast of festive storytelling, classic caroling and a live concert.


Tuesday, December 19th, at 1pm

Joy, an Irish Christmas

Keith and Kristyn Getty continue their Christmas celebration with part two of this special evening from Severance Hall in Cleveland.


Tuesday, December 19th, at 6pm

O Little Town

Listen to the rich sounds of the real life hustle and bustle of marketplaces, neighborhoods and other spots depicting Bethlehem today and yesterday.


Wednesday, December 20th, at 1pm

December Live! with Laura Story

Music from Laura Story, original Christmas stories and candy cane comedy, all in front of a live audience with the Christmas Story as the center piece.


Wednesday, December 20th, at 6pm

The Lesser Characters of Christmas

How do these relatively unknown characters of the Christmas story contribute to our understanding of the coming of the Messiah? These are the stories of The Lesser Characters of Christmas.


Thursday, December 21st, at 1pm & 6pm

A Christmas Carol

Radio drama directed by Joe Ledford from 104.3 the Pulse, featuring actors from our very own staff here at the Word and the Pulse.


Friday, December 22nd, at 1pm & 6pm

Lauren Daigle Christmas special part 1 & 2

Lisa Williams sat down with Lauren Daigle to talk about her family Christmas traditions, Louisiana, and the music off her Christmas CD, Behold.


Sunday, December 24th, 12am-8am

Christmas Music on the Word


Sunday, December 24th, 8am-10am

A Kvamme & Company Christmas


Sunday, December 24th, 10am

A Brand New Christmas

From a “Silent Night” that witnessed the birth of the Savior and a message that never grows old, Carter Conlon brings us “A Brand New Christmas!” Encouraging us from the promises of Scripture, Carter reminds us not to limit God to the past—good or bad—but to know that He wants to lay hold of us in new ways! It’s a Christmas special to set the scene for the best Christmas ever!


Sunday, December 24th, 11am

December Live! with Laura Story

Music from Laura Story, original Christmas stories and candy cane comedy, all in front of a live audience with the Christmas Story as the center piece.


Sunday, December 24th, 12pm–2pm

Joy, an Irish Christmas

Keith and Kristyn Getty host a celebration of the birth of Christ from Severance Hall in Cleveland.


Sunday, December 24th, 2pm

December Live! with Mark Schultz

December Live! Is a fun, light hearted broadcast of festive storytelling, classic caroling and a live concert.


Sunday, December 24th, 3pm

Christmas in the Beginning

Charles Morris presents promises and events found in the Book of Genesis pointing to the coming of Jesus—the most wonderful gift of all.


Sunday, December 24th, 4pm-7pm

The Adventures In Odyssey Christmas Marathon

Share the holidays with Whit, Connie, Eugene and the rest of the gang from Adventures in Odyssey! In this special Adventures in Odyssey Christmas marathon, listeners will enjoy classic episodes like “Gifts for Madge and Guy,” “Peace on Earth” and “A Time for Christmas.”


Sunday, December 24th, 7pm - 9pm

A Christmas Carol

The world has told the story many times—but none more to the point than in this Focus on the Family Radio Theater presentation of Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol.” Make this the first year of many to bring to your family, your children and grandchildren a message that defines the spirit of the season of Christ’s birth, of His loving compassion.


Sunday, December 24th, 9pm–Midnight

Christmas Music on the Word


Monday, December 25th

24 Hours of Christmas Music on the Word