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Gary Henry

  • Bethany Beach Books 99 Garfield Pkwy Bethany Beach, DE, 19930 United States (map)

Meet Gary Henry, author of When Santa Claus Prayed, Diligently Seeking God, Enthusiastic Ideas, A Life Measured by the Minute and many others.

When Santa Claus Prayed

"Dad, you're wrong about Santa Claus! I can't sit on baby Jesus's lap or even see him! I can't send letters to Jesus! Santa Claus is the star of Christmas. He should be in the middle of our front yard!" Sammy is upset. He doesn't understand why his father makes Jesus the center of the Christmas decorations each year when Santa is the main focus everywhere else. Santa is just plain better! He's the one that brings the gifts, has the cool reindeer and makes everyone happy... or is he? Sammy is in for the surprise of his life when he finally meets Santa and learns what Santa really thinks about Christmas. When Santa Claus Prayed is a book that will really stay with you, whether you are young or old. See how we can celebrate both-Jesus in our hearts and Santa in our lives. This is a great book about the warm-hearted, but occasionally tense times that can take place at the end of each year. The memories we have and the ones we create will stay with us always; this book will be a great part of that. With this endearing short story, Gary Henry shows us we can celebrate the season just as much as the reason.


About Gary

Gary Henry is the author of the popular "WordPoints Daybook Series," the first volume of which is "Diligently Seeking God."

Gary has worked with local churches in Mississippi, Texas, Kentucky, Indiana, and Mississippi, and he is the creator of,, and

A student of southern food traditions, Gary also writes and is a member of the Southern Foodways Alliance.

Gary lives near Nashville, Tennessee, where he is a member of the Broadmoor Church of Christ."

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