ARDL 218: Christmas Fact or Fiction

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How much do you know – we mean really know – about the first Christmas? Was there a donkey? Was it on December 25? How many wise men were there? Let’s find out. 

Questions Discussed in this Episode:

Were Mary and Joseph living together?

How pregnant was Mary?

Did Mary ride a donkey? 

Why did the innkeeper not let them in?

Did Mary give birth alone?

Is Christmas really on December 25?

What about the shepherds?

Were the Wise Men/Magi kings? Did they come on Christmas Day? How many were there?

What about the Christmas Star? Was it over the stable?

Links Mentioned:

Willow Tree Nativity

Liturgical Calendar


Air BnB

When Jesus Was Really Born

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Be sure to follow us on our socials @aroughdraftlife on Instagram and Facebook as we share our own Christmas traditions as well as how we’re surviving the holiday family dynamics, scheduling, and gifting. 

As always, find us @lindseypbrackett and @kristiannhunter on Instagram or Facebook. Find out more about Lindsey’s and Kristi’s books on their websites, and

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This is our last episode for 2020! See you in the New Year!

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