During the school gift exchange, Miss Harbor challenges her class not just to appreciate the gift, but spend time being thankful for the giver. Through her challenge, The Club poignantly discovers the depth of God's love for us.
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Perhaps you've heard the news about the hundreds of thousands of dollars in refunds, tax credits and rebates that go unclaimed by folks each year. It's hard to believe. After all, why would anyone turn down free money—especially money that is owed them? This week's Director's Notes draws our attention to unclaimed gifts of a different kind. Is there an unclaimed gift out there with your name on it?
On the way to perform their Christmas pageant in Modesty, The Club, Paw Paw Chuck, and Miss Harbor run into an unexpected delay. Forced to seek shelter in a hillside home, the group help a man and his son find healing, restoration, and a reason to have the Christmas spirit.
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"You're being robbed!"
Are roots of bitterness choking your joy? Are unresolved conflicts or deep seated griefs stealing the abundant life Christ promises us? This week's Directors Notes shines light on the robbers in our midst, the thieves of peace and contentment in the Lord. Discover how God uses others to help us heal from our hurts and arrest those thoughts that would steal away the life Jesus came to give us.
Just days before Christmas, a mysterious illness spreads through the town sapping every one of their strength and their hopes of winning the big Christmas decorating contest. With only hours before the judges arrive, can The Club find a way to save Christmas or has everyone been making Christmas something it's not?
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"You're invited to a gift exchange"
You probably get several invitations in the mail this time of year. Office parties, Christmas tree lightings, church pageants, and chances to see family and friends are all a part of the holidays. But did you know that you are invited to a very special gift exchange—one unlike any you will attend this year? This week's Director's Notes challenges us to think of Christmas in a new way and exchange the junk we think is precious for the gifts God has for us instead.
"I know who set fire to the Collins Mansion!" C.J. discovers a clue that unlocks the mystery of how the fire got started. Now Mrs. Collins must figure out how the culprit should be punished. Find out how showing a little grace can change a hardened heart!
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"Showing others grace"
David Carl writes, "There are many difficult concepts to understand when we come to the subject of grace, but perhaps the most difficult is the sheer unreasonableness of it. Grace is not fair! We all are rebellious sinners who are largely without remorse. So, why would anyone give someone like that grace?" Read about how grace comes from a God who loves us unreasonably in this week's Director's Notes.