2018 | Draw closer to Christ this Christmas by exploring this holiday classic.
The Nutcracker was first performed in 1892, and quickly became a holiday tradition, one that continues for many families to this day. In The Gift of The Nutcracker, Matt Rawle takes a look at this Christmas classic in a new way - through the lens of faith.
In Session 1 Clara: Waiting for Christmas, Matt Rawle explores the Nutcracker story from Clara's point of view. A young girl at the cusp of adulthood, she is ca...
In Session 2 Drosselmeir: A Godfather’s Love, we ponder Drosselmeir’s puppet show and wonder how it might foreshadow the story to come.
In Session 3 The Mouse King: Changing Perspective, Matt Rawle examines the villain of the Nutcracker story and how much we are influenced by our perceptions.
In Session 4 The Nutcracker: The Greatest Gift, Matt Rawle focuses on good news and seemingly unwanted gifts.