Custom-Finished First Communion Gifts for Boys and Girls

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Our new collection of custom finished keepsakes are here just in time to commemorate First Communion! Choose from a variety of color palettes and designs. Each piece is finished using archival paper and inks, along with museum quality matboard. These start at just $28.50. Do you know someone special who will soon be celebrating their … Continued

Where in the World – Backstories About the Images – Out to Sea

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Welcome to New Hampshire’s Atlantic coast! New England was ravaged by Nor’easters during the winter of 2014-2015. Interestingly, the season began with very little snow. Through mid-January, there had yet to be any appreciable precipitation. That all changed the last week of the month, as the first of many storms deposited some 20 inches at … Continued

Opportunities to Recognize Service – Volunteer Appreciation – Service Appreciation

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It’s customary in many churches and service organizations to recognize volunteers who are stepping down following their terms of service. Kudos! That’s a wonderful tradition. But must we wait until a person leaves a position to convey thanks? What about providing encouragement – or acknowledging achievements – along the way? If you’re looking for inspiration … Continued

Wearing the Green – St. Patrick’s Day Tidbits

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I was born and raised in the Chicago area. In the city of Chicago, St. Patrick’s Day is a big deal. The Chicago River is dyed green each year, which is quite something to see. Since tradition has it that everybody is Irish on March 17th, I thought it might be fun to share some fun … Continued

New Design! – Personalized Pastor Appreciation Plaque

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This, our newest pastor appreciation plaque design, is now in the store! It combines beautiful imagery from Utah’s Bryce Canyon National Park with a moving selection from Paul’s second letter to the Corinthians: You show that you are a letter from Christ…written not with ink but with the Spirit of the Living God, not on … Continued

Picture Frame Glazing: Why Acrylic?

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When purchasing wall art from The Christian Gift, if you choose the Framed and Finished option, your piece will arrive ready to hang. We use acrylic glazing in finishing all our artwork. Why acrylic rather than glass? Weight Acrylic is much lighter than glass, which reduces the shipping cost. Durability Acrylic will not shatter and is very … Continued

No Rush Orders Through March 18th

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If you’re a regular here, you know that the designs are all exclusive to The Christian Gift. Beyond that, though, so is the imagery. We don’t use any stock photos or graphics. The photos (and illustrations) are ours alone. To that end, it means we are periodically out in the field making photos – some … Continued