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SEEING RED – WAR ON CHRISTMAS

The 2015 battle to keep Christ in Christmas was sparked over a video from a social media evangelist who was seeing red due to the lack of “Merry Christmas” of “Happy Holidays” on Starbucks’ “TO GO” cups. They are simply … Continue reading

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We Three Magi?

Did you know that the Wise Men weren’t at the manger, weren’t kings, and we don’t know how many there actually were? Most historians agree that the term “Magi” refers to a caste of Persian priests and astrologers/astronomers, but after … Continue reading

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Christmas Outlawed in England

Although Oliver Cromwell is England’s poster boy for their banishment of Christmas, it was actually the Puritan Parliament that clamped down on the celebration for approximately 16 years from 1644-1660.  Perhaps Cromwell’s sympathetic heart and actions were read more than … Continue reading

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Little Known Origins of the “War on Christmas”

Who’s getting sick of the annual Christmas controversies? Raise your hand (and it’s only the first week in December). But if you were to bet that it’s a fairly new phenomenon (since the turn of the millennia), you’d be out … Continue reading

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