A Christmas Message 25-pack By Billy Graham Billy Graham illustrates 3 different ways to respond to the birth of Jesus Christ, and the impact of each response. Partial Text What�s Your Response to Christmas? The true enjoyment of Christmas is tied to our response to the Christ-child born in Bethlehem 2,000 years ago. When we read the Christmas story from the Bible, there are at least three ways that we can respond to Him. Preoccupation? The innkeeper gave one response when Mary and Joseph wanted to find a safe place where the baby could be born. The innkeeper wasn�t hostile, he wasn�t opposed to them, but his inn was crowded. His hands were full; his mind was preoccupied.