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-Merry Christmas 2018

Monday, December 24th, 2018

                                                                                          (Image via Wikipedia) Merry Christmas to you and yours and may God truly bless you this Christmas. The Real Christmas Story When our children were growing up it was a family tradition to read about the ‘real’  Christmas story in the Bible on Christmas Eve. You’ve probably seen a dozen or so ‘Christmas stories’ […]

-Poll: Should Christmas Be More About Jesus? Fewer Americans Think So!

Wednesday, December 19th, 2018

                                                     (Nativity Scene: Wikipedia) A recent poll by LifeWay Research shows that fewer Americans today believe that Christmas should be more about Jesus than just a few years ago. Nevertheless at least 65% still believe so. From Christian Today: …  A new survey by LifeWay Research found that nearly two-thirds of Americans (65 per cent) […]

-‘Bless Friday’ Instead of ‘Black Friday’

Friday, November 23rd, 2018

BLACK FRIDAY BLESS FRIDAY Here’s a great way to start the Christmas season, in keeping with the teaching of Jesus who is the real reason for the season after all. From the Christian Post: On a day when many Americans are crowding the stores for “Black Friday” bargains, a group of churches will instead do […]

-Happy Thanksgiving 2018

Thursday, November 22nd, 2018

("The First Thanksgiving at Plymouth": Wikipedia) Happy Thanksgiving 2018 to you and yours. The following is our traditional Thanksgiving message: Thanksgiving is an uniquely American celebration that began nearly four centuries ago with a deeply religious people, the Pilgrims, giving thanks to God for preserving them though a very hard year and bringing them their […]

–Happy Reformation Day!

Wednesday, October 31st, 2018

           (Wittenberg Door: Wikipedia) Happy Halloween –Happy Reformation Day! I know. October 31st is known for witches, goblins, pumpkins, and trick or treat. It is amazing to me how in the last 20 years or so Halloween has gone from a one night ‘celebration’ to become an entire ‘holiday’ season of it’s own with parties […]

-Independence Day 2018: Freedom Comes from God

Wednesday, July 4th, 2018

Happy Independence Day 2018. The following is our traditional message for the 4th of July: Flags are flying, parades are moving, drinks are flowing, and politicians are speaking today in America. 242 years ago a message was confirmed by representatives of 13 colonies proclaiming their freedom, a freedom that was considered to be derived from […]

-Happy Resurrection Day 2018

Sunday, April 1st, 2018

He is Risen! He is Risen Indeed! May You and your family have a wonderful Easter. May we all remember and reflect upon what is really important after all the cultural fun of Easter bunnies, colored eggs, and special ham dinners and family get togethers. May we remember what the day is really all about—the […]

-Easter Questions and Answers

Monday, March 26th, 2018

Happy Easter season 2018. Here’s some links to a few of our best questions and answers on the Resurrection of Jesus Christ and Easter from our Bible Q & A page: 1. -Easter Question: Did Jesus Really Rise from the Dead? (Featured also in our last post) Here’s a great article by William Lane Craig […]

-Easter Week 2018: Celebrating The Resurrection of Jesus

Monday, March 26th, 2018

Here’s some links to a video and a few of the best articles featured on our Apologetica page about the Resurrection of Jesus Christ and the celebration of Easter: -Resurrection of Christ: Wright On! Listen to this! New Testament scholar N.T. Wright is right on in this short video on the Resurrection (2:23):   -Did […]

-Saying ‘God Bless You’ Is Microaggression Against Muslims?

Thursday, March 22nd, 2018

According to a college guide, saying ‘God bless you’ is considered a ‘microaggression’ against Muslims and should be avoided along with many other greetings like ‘Merry Christmas.’ From the Christian Post: A college in Boston has prepared an "Anti-Oppression Library Guide" so that no one is offended on campus. It lists "saying ‘God bless you’ […]