Month: December 2008

LSWC08-25: Lifespring! Why Christmas “Day 25”

It’s Christmas Day, and Steve Webb and James Cooper wrap the third year of the Lifespring! Why Christmas show by reading about the birth of the Christ child. In addition, they have a bit of fun talking about their Christmas plans.

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LSWC08-24: Lifespring! Why Christmas “Day 24”

Well it’s very nearly Christmas! For the last of our languages, we’re staying close to James in the UK to hear some Welsh, Scots and Gaelic. We’ll also be finding out about Christmas Pudding and Mince Pies and celebrating the new year in Scotland. Thanks to Mark Hunter from the Tartan Podcast for his message!

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LSWC08-22: Lifespring! Why Christmas “Day 22”

We’re off on a long journey today, as we’re going down under to visit New Zealand. Find out how to say Merry Christmas in the Maori language and also how some of James’s cousin in New Zealand might celebrate Christmas – in the middle of their summer! Thank you to Sarah for how to say…

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Lifespring!184 “Special Christmas Music Show”

Lots of great music on this special edition of Lifespring! David Phelps…”Hallelujah!” [HTML1] Greener…”Christmas Song” Doug Boldt…”Hark! The Herald Angels Sing with Angels We Have Heard On High” . . . . . . Steve McDonald…”Happy Christmas” Chuck Girard…”The Heart Of Christmas” The Rad Dudes…”Christmas In Malibu” Dean Martin…”Jingle Bells (Dan The Automator Remix)” Woody…

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LSWC08-21: Lifespring! Why Christmas “Day 21”

Today we’re going to hear about the presents that Jesus received as a baby and the people that gave them to him, the wise men or magi. Click here for the link to the online planetarium.

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LSWC08-20: Lifespring! Why Christmas “Day 20”

Today we’re going to Belgium where are two official languages for us to try! We’ll also be finding out about some Christmas traditions in Belgium.

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HS52: Lifespring! HymnStories “Away In A Manger”

Away In A Manger Was written in 1887, and is commonly known as “Luther’s Cradle Hymn.” But did the great German Reformer, Martin Luther, really write the words? Did he sing them by the cradle of his little son, Hans? Listen to the show for a possible answer. This hymn is beautifully performed by David…

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LSWC08-19: Lifespring! Why Christmas “Day 19”

Today, we hear how to say “Merry Christmas and Happy New Year” from Marina V, a Russian-born singer who is now an American citizen. Her website is here. In addition, we hear some Russian Christmas traditions, and hear an old Russian folk story.

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Lifespring!183 “Kenny, Mark, and Habib”

This is a real departure for the show! Kenny Metcalf, whom I interviewed on Lifespring!176, used to cohost aradio show with Mark Christian. On today’s show you’ll be hearing an interview they did with Habib Bardowell, which never aired. It’s an entertaining listen! Find Habib’s music here. We listen to a call from Matt Mattero,…

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