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-Christmas Ad Rejected Because It’s ‘Religious’?

Wednesday, November 29th, 2017

                                                                                                (Image: DC Archdiocese) The DC Metro Transit Authority rejected the Christmas ad above because it promotes Religion. Really? According to the Transit Authority’s legal counsel the ad  "depicts a religious scene and thus seeks to promote religion."  From The Blaze: The Archdiocese of Washington filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday after the D.C. Metropolitan Area […]

-Happy Thanksgiving 2017

Thursday, November 23rd, 2017

("The First Thanksgiving at Plymouth": Wikipedia) Happy Thanksgiving 2017 to you and yours. Our traditional Thanksgiving message follows: 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 first bountiful […]

–Happy Reformation Day! Celebrating 500 Years

Tuesday, October 31st, 2017

       (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 2017: Freedom Comes from God

Tuesday, July 4th, 2017

Happy Independence Day 2017. 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. 240 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 2017

Sunday, April 16th, 2017

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 […]

-Wright On The Resurrection of Jesus

Wednesday, April 12th, 2017

Listen to this! New Testament scholar N.T. Wright is right on in this short video on the Resurrection of Jesus (2:23). *Top

-Happy St. Patrick’s Day 2017

Friday, March 17th, 2017

Happy St. Patrick’s Day 2017. Here’s our traditional post for this holiday- “The Real Story of St. Patrick”: The Real Story of St. Patrick Happy St. Patrick’s Day! A day to go to your favorite pub, eat corned beef and cabbage and wash it all down with plenty of green beer. Oh yes–a day of […]

-Pakistan Bans Valentine’s Day

Tuesday, February 14th, 2017

Celebrating Valentine’s Day has been banned in the capitol of Pakistan. Here’s the story from the Daily Mail: A Pakistani court Monday banned public celebrations of Valentine’s Day in the capital Islamabad, the latest attempt by authorities to outlaw a holiday seen by many in the traditional Muslim society as vulgar and Western. The Islamabad […]

-UK: Prince Charles Calls On Us to Remember Muhammad at Christmas?

Thursday, December 29th, 2016

             (Prince Charles: Wikipedia) In his traditional Christmas address, UK’s Prince Charles called on his subjects and Christians everywhere to remember Muhammad’s flight to Medina as a parallel to the Holy Family’s trip to Bethlehem. Here’s the story from PJ Media: “Normally at Christmas, we think of the Birth of our Lord Jesus Christ,” said […]

-Christmas Jihad in Europe?

Tuesday, December 20th, 2016

Muslims demand that we respect and recognize their religious holidays. Meanwhile in Europe some radical Muslim refugees are demonstrating their intolerance towards Christians celebrating Christmas. In the midst of it all, ‘post-Christian’ European authorities do not understand that they are in the middle of a ‘religious war’ whether they want it or even believe it […]