“The Birthday Story” A Christmas Story by James Kennison

“The Birthday Story” is the Nativity Christmas Story as told by Mary to her young son, Jesus. Based on Luke 2:19 (“But Mary treasured up all these things and pondered them in her heart”) The story comes from the perspective of Mary recalling the events that led to her son Jesus’ birthday.

The audience thinks they’re hearing a modern-day story… until various details reveal that this is a retelling of the Nativity from a different perspective. Children and adults will enjoy hearing about the trials of making a journey to Bethlehem on a donkey with a child on the way… and the hope a mother has for her son, the Messiah. Helps all ages remember that Jesus’ birth was real… and so is our reason for celebrating Jesus, not only on Christmas but every day of the year.

For only $20 you’ll receive a zip file containing a pdf of my original story “The Very Last Room” and all of the illustrations. The story is scripted to match the slide show as you tell the story to your family, class, church, or children’s group.

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Check out “The Very Last Room” another great Christmas Nativity story for your Christmas Eve Service.

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