“A Marriage Carol” | Friday, Dec. 1 @ 8pm-9pm
Adapted from the title by Chris Fabry and Gary Chapman, “A Marriage Carol,” is a drama from Moody Radio. The story follows Marlee and Jacob, a couple on their way to sign divorce papers. But when a snowstorm spins their car across the ice, the collision that follows puts everything on hold.
“MBI: Excerpts from Handel’s Messiah” | Sunday, Dec. 3 @ 12pm-1pm
This special consists of a variety of selections from the Messiah, an oratorio by George Frideric Handel, which had been an annual presentation and performance by the Sacred Music Department of the Moody Bible Institute through 2017. Messiah celebrates the awesome power of God and the gift of his Son, encompassing both the lyrical art of music and God’s word. This special release of MBI Excerpts from Handel’s Messiah was produced from past Moody Bible Institute Music Department performances. Many favorite excerpts from The Messiah are included.
“The Lesser Characters of Christmas” | Friday, Dec. 8 @ 8pm-9pm
There’s Mary, Joseph, and the Baby Jesus, but what of the lesser characters of Christmas? Elizabeth, the mother of John, and her husband, Zechariah. Also, Anna, the prophetess, and Simeon, both of whom were supernaturally appointed to meet the infant King at the temple. We'll meet them in this documentary.
“Unwrapping Christmas in the Old Testament” | Sunday, Dec. 10 @ 12pm-1pm
For most of us, our vision of Christmas is limited exclusively to the gospel accounts. But Christmas is actually unwrapped in the Old Testament! We’ll do some great exploration with compelling guests in a journey that will take listeners to a fresh appreciation of the real story of Christmas.
“Where Love Is” | Friday, Dec. 15 @ 8pm-9pm
This dramatic radio adaptation of the short story originally published in 1885 by Russian author Leo Tolstoy, tells the story of a shoemaker named Martin who lost his son and remained a bitter man until a missionary compels him to live his life for God.
“Behind the Carols” | Sunday, Dec. 17 @ 12pm-1pm
Many of our favorite Christmas carols originated from unique and surprising circumstances. This program brings these stories to life through the knowledge of a loving grandfather and the curiosity of a child. Dramatic sketches reveal some of what influenced the authors and composers to produce such memorable works. The classic carols, performed by a variety of musicians, will prepare your heart for Christmas. Sit down by the fireplace with a hot cup of cocoa and enjoy!
“Christmas In America: 1928” Hosted by the Public Square | Monday, Dec. 18 @ 8pm-10pm
Where will Christmas in America land this season? This year The Public Square will go looking for the manger in the year 1928, just months before the beginning of the Great Depression. Please join us for this live radio episode of Christmas in America 1928 on The Public Square.
“The Beautiful Music of Christmas” | Tuesday-Monday, Dec. 19-25 - 24hrs/day
Delight in the sounds of the season with your favorites during “The Beautiful Music of Christmas”. Michael W. Smith, Chris Tomlin, The Gettys, Hillsong, Selah, Sara Groves, MercyMe, National Philharmonic Orchestra, London Brass, Westminster Choir and more!