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Your Viewing Guide to Christmas Bible Studies for Small Groups or Families

Your Viewing Guide to Christmas Bible Studies for Small Groups or Families

What better way to experience the Christmas season than by gathering with your small group or family and refreshing your understanding of the origin story of the baby Jesus!? Christmas video Bible studies are the perfect way to bring together your people during the month of December, prepare your heart for the season, and study the birth of Jesus with fresh perspective! Can’t decide which Christmas video Bible study to do? Here’s your viewing guide to four popular Christmas studies to help you choose the best one for your small group.

Available with these Christmas studies are short video lessons, companion study guides/workbooks, and some even offer free downloadable curriculum for students and children! Study guides can be purchased at ChurchSource and the videos are immediately available today via, the online video streaming subscription service.

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Because of Bethlehem, by Max Lucado
A study all ages can do together
Because of Bethlehem is quintessential Max, where he weaves in stories of the bicycle he got for Christmas, or the family Christmas tree that was crooked, with profound spiritual truths about how to have hope, peace, joy and love in your life. There is even a complete student curriculum to go along with it for kids and teenagers, and there’s a children’s curriculum based on Max’s book, Itsy Bitsy Christmas.
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Lee Strobel The Case for Christmas

The Case for Christmas, by Lee Strobel
A study your whole community can do together.
Invite your neighbors to this one! Lee Strobel is at his journalistic best as he investigates the real meaning behind all the nativity scenes you see outside of churches. He even uncovers the fake news about Christmas! For a full experience with this study, there are promo materials to help you invite people to join you, and sermon outlines so your pastor can lead the way.

Binge-watch this four-session Bible study before Christmas at

Who Needs Christmas by Andy Stanley

Who Needs Christmas, by Andy Stanley
A study that puts the marvel back into the marvelous story of Christmas
If Lee Strobel is all about uncovering fake news, then Andy Stanley is all about finding the story behind the story. In Who Needs Christmas, Andy looks at the events in the Old Testament leading up to the story of Christmas. Andy puts the marvel back into the marvelous story of Christmas, helping us see how unbelievable yet wonderful it is that God keeps his promises to us.

Watch one session, or watch them all, at

Advent Conspiracy Rick McKinley, Chris Seay & Greg Holder

Advent Conspiracy, by Rick McKinley Chris Seay, Greg Holder
A study that restores the real meaning to Christmas
Are you tired of how consumerism has stolen the soul of Christmas? This year, take a stand! Choose to make Christmas what it should be—a joyous celebration of Jesus' birth. Advent Conspiracy shows you how to substitute consumption with compassion by practicing four simple, but powerful countercultural concepts.
Put Christmas in the right perspective with this study! Learn more at

Get The Bible Study Guides Here

Looking for Christmas Bible studies and animated Bible videos for children? Study Gateway offers those too! Be sure to check out:

Hermie and Friends: A Fruitcake Christmas
Hey-O! Bible Stories: Jesus Arrives
Church at Home Christmas: Elementary
Church at Home Christmas: Early Childhood
Happy Harbor for Toddlers: Christmas Episode

But the angel reassured them. “Don’t be afraid!” he said. “I bring you good news that will bring great joy to all people. The Savior – yes, the Messiah, the Lord – has been born today in Bethlehem, the City of David!”
Luke 2:10-11 NLT