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Best Christian Christmas Books to Read

There are countless Christian Christmas courses, tutorials, articles available online, but for some, having a book is still a necessity to learn. This is an up-to-date list of recommended books.

1. Five Christmas Plays: With Joy Inside (2017)

Best Christian Christmas Books to ReadFive Christmas Plays: With Hope Inside Biblically sound and written with a bit of humor, each play drives home a special message of hope for Christmastime. Whether you intend to simply read and enjoy them or perform the plays, they will warm your heart and get you in the mood for a bright noel. These plays were written specifically for churches, small groups, clubs or families. Each drama includes 6-10 speaking parts (mostly female), musical suggestions where appropriate and stage directions. Although approved for ministry use anyway, purchase six or more copies and receive a license for public performance and…
Author(s): David L. Winters

2. Christmas Medleys: The Phillip Keveren Series (The Phillip Keveren Series: Piano Solo) (2007)

Best Christian Christmas Books to Read(Piano Solo Songbook). Beloved songs of the season expertly arranged into medleys by Phillip Keveren. Includes: Angel Suite (Angels We Have Heard on High; Angels from the Realms of Glory; Hark! The Herald Angels Sing) * Away in a Manger * A Christmas Celebration (Joy to the World; The First Noel; Go, Tell It on the Mountain) * Christmas Reminiscence * God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen/Carol of the Bells * It Came upon the Midnight Clear/Silent Night * O Holy Night (with “Joyful, Joyful, We Adore Thee”) * Still, Still, Still (with Brahms’ “Lullaby”) *…
Author(s): Phillip Keveren

3. The Christmas Story for Children (2014)

Best Christian Christmas Books to ReadFollow the events of Jesus’ birth as you read this lovely picture book written by Max Lucado with Randy Frazee and Karen Hill and illustrated by Fausto. The Christmas Story for Children tells readers about the birth of a special baby whose story is filled with love for us all. Young readers as well as their parents will appreciate the beautiful words and artwork that convey the message that we are loved and cherished.A holiday companion book to the award-winning and bestselling The Story for Children. #105,680 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #369 in Homeschooling…
Author(s): Max Lucado

4. No Time For Christmas (2014)

Best Christian Christmas Books to ReadPJ and his friends are learning that Christmas can be busy. But what happens when they get too busy to celebrate the real reason for the season? Find out in this fun, easy-to-produce play for any size church! Approx. 25 minutes running time. #91,146 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #6 in Religious & Liturgical Dramas & Plays Would you like to ?If you are a seller for this product, would you like to ?…
Author(s): Valerie Howard

5. The Amish Christmas Letters (2019)

Best Christian Christmas Books to Read  To win a friendly annual competition, matchmaker Marybeth Martin must bring one more couple together by Christmas. Her only prospect is a man more interested in a nanny than a wife—until his little girl shows him the light. . . . Struggling farmer’s daughter Katie Mae Kauffman discovers that she and a local widower and father of four can harvest more crops—and profits—together than separately. But she’ll have to put pride aside to make room for unexpected love. . . . Corralling an unruly brood of seven is not babysitter Carolyn Yutzy’s first choice for celebrating the season—but the sparks…
Author(s): Patricia Davids , Sarah Price , et al.

6. Twas The Night Before Christmas: – A Christian Parody (2019)

Best Christian Christmas Books to ReadA very well written and vividly illustrated Christmas book that walks you through the events that took place the night before Jesus’ birth. The story begins with an angel’s visit to Mary to let her know she was the chosen one to give birth to Jesus. Mary and her husband traveled to Bethlehem following the star that would lead them to the manger where Jesus was born. Shepherds and three Wise Men also hear about the birth of Jesus and they too follow the star that led them to the manger. This book has a surprising fun twist because it mimics the classic Christmas tale. Its…
Author(s): Barreto Bares, Emily

7. No Vacancy: Children’s Christmas Musical (2013)

Best Christian Christmas Books to ReadEasy and fun musical that requires no choir director. Uses familiar Christmas carols. Perfect for last minute programs. Bethlehem is about to be overrun by “Tourists”, coming into town for the tax. This is bad news for a stable full of animals. Seth the Sheep is concerned the visitors will want sweaters. Claude the Cow lost ten pounds last time, making milkshakes. Micah Mouse, a grouchy rodent, realizes Bethlehem visitors will leave tasty leftovers but fears the extra mousetraps. Together, the animals scheme ways to keep the “tourists” out of Bethlehem. However, before they know it, a young couple expecting a…
Author(s): Cherie Wood

8. Enchanted: A Christmas Collection (2017)

Best Christian Christmas Books to ReadA Collection of Heartwarming, Small-Town Holiday Romances One Enchanted Christmas Last December, author Maren Grant went on a magical date with her book’s cover model–Colin Renwycke. Fast forward one year. With a looming deadline, Maren is desperate to recapture her creative spark. Then she remembers Colin’s invitation to visit his family’s Iowa farm… Drew Renwycke never planned to move home and take over the farm. But he’s spent too many years watching his siblings unravel–including Colin. When Maren lands on his doorstep, he realizes she may be the key to coaxing his brother home. (originally published…
Author(s): Melissa Tagg

9. Humphreys First Christmas (2013)

Best Christian Christmas Books to ReadA beautifully illustrated Christmas story presented in paperback for the first time. We’ve all heard the story of the three wise men who brought their gifts to Baby Jesus. But what about the camels who carried them? Here is the story of Humphrey the camel and his long, cold journey to Bethlehem. Humphrey has lost his blanket and schemes to acquire a new one. When the party reaches its destination, Humphrey is so drawn to the love surrounding Baby Jesus that he finds himself selflessly giving his new blanket to the Christ child. Carol Heyer’s rich acrylic…
Author(s): Carol Heyer

10. Christmas Hotel: Miracle at Christmas Hotel (Christmas Hotel Series) (2018)

Best Christian Christmas Books to ReadIt’s December, 1941 and Jerilyn Marlene Seifert receives the dreaded telegram she’s prayed she’d never have to read. Her United States Navy husband Ken has perished in the bombing at Pearl Harbor.Devastated, she boards a train for Nashville, to meet her husband’s estranged family, but at a train stop along the way she discovers to her horror her purse has been stolen. Now widowed, four months pregnant, and penniless, Jerilyn finds herself stranded in Franklin, Kentucky − a complete stranger.Terrified for her future, she must learn to trust again. But is that even possible? Jerilyn drifted from the Lord years ago, and she feels…
Author(s): Saundra Staats McLemore

11. Christmas Time: It’s All About Jesus! (2015)

Best Christian Christmas Books to ReadSince Christmas is such a captivating time of year, it's the perfect setting for telling children about the miracle of the Lord Jesus Christ's birth. Using selected passages from the first chapters of the gospels of Matthew and Luke, Christmas Time – It's All About Jesus tells the story of Jesus' birth in a delightfully poetic and child-like way. The sensational illustrations create an unforgettable image, so a child can always remember the true meaning of Christmas.As an added bonus, Pastor Russ and Sue have developed devotionals to be used by families to…
Author(s): Sue M. Barksdale, Alicia R. Young

Best Christian Christmas Books to Read

We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Genesis and download some christian christmas books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.

Pagan Christmas: The Plants, Spirits, and Rituals at the Origins of Yuletide

Author(s): Claudia Müller-Ebeling, Christian Rätsch
Publisher: Inner Traditions, Year: 2011, Size: 13 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 804871

The Christmas kitchen : the gathering place for making memories

Author(s): Maltby, Tammy; Buchanan, Anne Christian
Publisher: Howard Books, Year: 2009, Size: 5 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2084319

Christmas: The Original Story

Author(s): Margaret Barker
Publisher: The Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, Year: 2008, Size: 661 Kb, Download: epub
ID: 1295746

Please note that this booklist is not definite. Some books are really hot items according to Washington Post, others are written by unknown authors. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant resources you could recommend? Leave a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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