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December 27, 2013
While Iranian leaders tweet their cheery Christmas blessings to the world, Christians within the Islamic Republic face persecution for their beliefs, especially during the Christmas season.
December 22, 2013
A new poll by Pew Research, just in time for Christmas, shows 73 percent of Americans believe in Jesus’ virgin birth by His mother Mary. Even 32 percent of the self-professed religiously unaffiliated said they believe. White evangelicals were the most believing (97%), followed by black Protestants (94%), white Catholics (88%), Hispanic Catholics (81%) and Mainline Protestants (70%). By comparison, other polls show about one third of the British people profess belief in the Virgin Birth.
December 15, 2013
Christmas, Hanukkah… HumanLight? Learn about the December Humanist holiday, celebrating “the positive, secular values of reason, compassion, humanity and hope for a better future.”
December 13, 2013
The war on Christmas (and on Christianity by extension) here at home is less than a shadow of what our Christians brothers and sisters around the world are facing. And at Christmas, it is good for us to remember in addition to all of their other suffering, many are forbidden from celebrating publicly the birth of Jesus.
December 11, 2013
Perhaps we associate the film with Christmas because after we have completely stripped the other 364 days in the year of any religious meaning we find ourselves without any reason to sing, and we can’t begin to fathom why someone on a lonely hillside would suddenly burst into song.
December 7, 2013
Here comes Santa Claus, here comes Santa Claus…Oh sorry, it’s not Santa, it’s the American Atheists with yet another attack on Christmas.
December 6, 2013
Today we commemorate St. Nicholas of Myra, whose resume boasts enough miracles for him to be called the “Wonderworker” in some parts of Christendom. Even before he became the Coca-Cola chugging world-traveler and reindeer…
December 26, 2012
By John Lomperis (@JohnLomperis) As we are spending time with family and loved ones for the break celebrating of the birth of the Christ child, it is worth passing on some good reminders from…
December 25, 2012
By Faith McDonnell Christmas Bells And in despair, I bowed my head. “There is no peace on earth,” I said, “For hate is strong and mocks the song of peace on earth, good will…
December 24, 2012
By Mark Tooley (@MarkDTooley) Complaints about Christmas commercialization get tiresome. Barrett Duke of the Southern Baptist D.C. office responds in a recent column with a robust defense of America’s holiday, for all its faults….
December 23, 2011
The following article appeared in the American Spectator website and was reposted with permission. Liberal Christians are attempting to recast Jesus and his parents as illegal aliens. (Photo credit: Flickr) At Christmas time, should the Nativity story…
December 23, 2010
Paul Marshall December 23, 2010 The following article appeared on the National Review website and was reposted with permission. At Christmas, we should remember Christians who are persecuted for their faith. For Christians, Christmas commemorates…