In God We Trust
Do we really think about what "God" Americans trust?
From the Pledge of Allegiance claim that we are one nation under God, to Christian-related federal holidays, to the swearing in of Presidents with a hand upon the Bible, to the packed
Have Yourself a Merry Little Friendsmas
The holidays can be hard. Don’t spend them alone.
Have Yourself a Merry Little Friendsmas. Dec 14 2015. The holidays can be hard. Don't spend them alone. But life is not a Hallmark movie, and sometimes the holidays hurt.
God Rivals the Gym Among New Year's Resolutions
LifeWay Research shows Americans also want to use their time better and improve relationships with family and friends.
“They have time at the holidays to think, and they realize what they didn't do last year — things they value but are not living out. So they start the year with an aspiration to change.”.
A Christmas Guide To Family Worship
This Christmas season, how might we lead our families to remember Jesus?
Many Christmas carols contain rich expressions of the biblical themes you'll be highlighting throughout the holidays, and they have the added benefit of being familiar and easy to sing.
Morning Roundup 7/20/15
Early Church Government; God and America; Fuller and Me
After all, a great number of evangelical churches hold patriotic-themed services on or around holidays such as the Fourth of July and Memorial Day.
New Research: Americans Want to Keep Christ in Christmas
What do Americans think about the Christian part of the Christmas season?
With shop workers being told to say "Happy Holidays" the over-emphasis of Santa Claus, Elf on the Shelf, and other such traditions, many have felt as though we've been committing
Memorial Day 2015: Remembering the Sacrifices Others Have Made
Remember the lives people have given to maintain the freedom we have to worship in this country.
Yet it was reading a children's book on the patriotic holidays that stirred me to action; for it was only then that I discovered that in the years just following the Civil War the day was
Holiday Traditions, Under Construction
Why our shifting families and evolving rituals can still be cause for celebration.
Now, it was time to hand off the honor to the next generation… at least this year. We work hard to create and maintain family traditions, especially around the holidays.
This Odd American Holiday
What the strange beauty of Thanksgiving has taught us about dependence
Our other national holidays either come laden with controversy (consider the secular/sacred divide of Christmas and Easter, or the liberal/conservative skirmishes over Columbus Day
Bringing True Joy to the World
How we can avoid over-sentimentalizing the holidays.
Dec 17 2014. How we can avoid over-sentimentalizing the holidays. She and her fiancé had just moved into a new place; they finally had a home for the holidays.