Houston's First Baptist Church invites you to experience The Story this Christmas at The Loop Campus with three presentations to choose from.



*Childcare is available during the 7p presentations on Friday and Saturday nights.

Reserved seats are available for $5, $10, $15, $20, and $30 based on location in the Worship Center.


The Story - WONDER is an original Christmas production set in Houston that connects festive traditions with the birth of a Savior that very first Christmas night. Join the Houston’s First Worship cast and musicians as we celebrate Christmas with new music, new and familiar characters, and innovative storytelling that is sure to become a highlight for your family this season. From live narration spoken in rhyme to elaborate visuals and Christmas characters coming to life on stage, WONDER brings the audience into the story, making you a part of the adventure. Sing along with Houston’s First Worship soloists, choirs, cast, and our special guest, Dove Award-winning artist TaRanda Greene. Tap your toe with our dancers and characters as their stories unfold right before your very eyes. Help a brother and sister duo find Santa before he flies away on Christmas Eve and be a part of our brand-new state of the art light show as you help illuminate the room in various scenes.

The Wonder of Life Baby Shower

Houston's First partners with Houston Pregnancy Help Centers throughout the year. At The Story — WONDER, we're having a baby shower to support moms facing unplanned pregnancies.

When you attend the show, you're invited to bring new gifts from the following list of needed items. Look for the collection point in the Main Foyer and place your gift there. Or, you can make a financial donation directly to them at the link below.

The Wonder of Life Baby Shower Make a Financial Donation
  • Diapers (Newborn size)
  • Diapers (Size 1)
  • Diapers (Size 2)
  • Baby wipes
  • Diaper bag
  • Onesies (t-shirts or one-piece outfits) (Newborn through 6-month)
  • Pajamas, sleepers, or gowns (Newborn through 6-month)
  • Baby outfits (Newborn through 6-month)
  • Socks (Newborn trough 6-month)
  • Receiving blankets or swaddle blanket
  • Baby bottles
  • Pacifiers
  • Baby tub
  • Baby towels & washcloths
  • Baby shampoo & baby wash
  • Baby lotion & diaper rash cream
  • Baby healthcare/ grooming Kit with thermometer
  • Portable playard with bassinet & changing table
  • Portable fitted sheets
  • Infant car seat
  • Stroller

Thank you in advance for giving to The Wonder of Life Baby Shower!


In addition to The Story - WONDER, your ticket will also give you access to WONDERLAND — our brand-new interactive Christmas-themed adventure for children and their families. Have your picture taken with Christmas characters such as Rudolph, Olaf, Frosty, Santa, and more. Create holiday crafts, decorate your own fresh-baked cookie, and play throughout WONDERLAND as you lead your parents on your very own Christmas adventure. WONDERLAND will be open 90 minutes before each show, so come early and discover all that WONDERLAND has to offer, then head into the The Story – WONDER as your adventure continues.

NOTE: WONDERLAND is only open to guests with tickets to The Story – WONDER. Separate tickets cannot be purchased only for WONDERLAND.


As a courtesy to others, we ask that guests register for childcare for children too young to sit quietly during The Story. If you choose to take your child to the presentation, all children ages 2 and older must have their own ticket.

Childcare is available during the 7p presentations on Friday and Saturday nights for birth-3 years old. Childcare is provided by paid and certified employees of Houston's First.

Childcare is $15 per child. Registration can be made at the time of ticket purchase or in a separate transaction. Please have the child's birth date available when registering. Registration closes at 11:59p on Thu, Dec 1.


For handicap seating, please purchase tickets by calling


Tickets are available any time online. Visit BrushFire to view seating details and to purchase tickets.


Tickets are available by phone Mon–Fri @ 8a–5p Central. 1.866.200.9569 for assistance

TaRanda Greene

Dove Award-winning artist TaRanda Greene is one of the most iconic voices in Christian music today. From a featured soloist with the famed Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir to headlining concerts from Europe to New York City’s Carnegie Hall, TaRanda carries the power of the Gospel of Jesus in her music and presence. As a special guest, TaRanda lends her powerful vocals to The Story - WONDER in various scenes to help bring the story of Christmas to life.

Jeff Bumgardner

Jeff Bumgardner, Minister of Worship & Arts, is an award-winning songwriter and musical creator. Over the past decade, Jeff has been nominated for fourteen Gospel Music Association Dove Awards, the highest award given in Christian music. Of his many nominations, Jeff has won eight of the coveted statuettes, with five of them being for Musical of the Year, making him one of the most successful stage production writers in Christian music today. The Story - WONDER is his latest creation and Houston’s First is the home of the premiere this Christmas.


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