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Why Christians Refused Jakarta Governor’s Outdoor Christmas Celebration
For Indonesian believers, top court’s change to religious ID card rules was a much better gift.
For Indonesian believers, top court's change to religious ID card rules was a much better gift.
The God Who Overpowers Childhood TraumaSubscriber Access Only
A new book crawls into the lives of children at risk, enters their desperation, and accompanies them on their journey toward redemption.
One Christmas Eve in Colorado, the struggling family faced homelessness. They had a home that Christmas—a dank motel secured through a quick sexual encounter.
Which Came First, Christmas or Consumerism?
Judith Flanders teases out the surprising mix of religious and secular elements in many beloved holiday customs.
Which Came First, Christmas or Consumerism? Judith Adam C. English| December 5, 2017. Image: United Collective / Lightstock. Christmas: A Biography Our
How to Celebrate Christmas as a Cultural Minority
Christians abroad and Muslims at home helped me find the holy day in the holiday.
Opinion | Discipleship. How to Celebrate Christmas as a Cultural Minority. Christians We sang Christmas songs by candlelight and ate enchiladas. Even
Minimalism Isn’t the Key to Christmas
We need more than anti-consumerism for a healthy Christian holiday.
Opinion | Family. Minimalism Isn't the Key to Christmas. We Three years ago, my husband and I decided that we would no longer travel for Christmas. Our
Playlist: The Best New Christmas Music
Be of good cheer: We are in a moment of theologically rich, artistically wonderful recordings.
Playlist: The Best New Christmas Music. Be recommendations. The Advent and Christmas seasons are filled with more than their share of paradoxes.
Christmas, Christ, and Tamales
Tamales are the vivid recollection of our family’s unity during Christmas time.
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Christmas, Christ, and Tamales Leer en Español. Tamales are the vivid recollection of our family's unity during Christmas time. Tanya Paniagua| December
Christmas and Cricket: Rediscovering Two Lost C. S. Lewis Articles After 70 Years
“A Christmas Sermon for Pagans” is quintessential Lewis at the height of his renown. “Cricketer’s Progress” is more of a mystery.
“A Christmas Sermon for Pagans” is quintessential Lewis at the height of his renown. Christmas and Cricket: Rediscovering Two Lost CS Lewis Articles After 70 Years.
God Turns Up In All the Wrong Places at Christmas
It’s easy to miss how strange God’s ‘perfect timing’ is in the nativity story.
God Turns Up In All the Wrong Places at Christmas. The Christmas of 1938, Winton had planned to go on a skiing holiday, but a friend persuaded him instead to visit Prague.
This Christmas, I’m Defining Family by My Single Friends
Blood relatives are key to the holiday. But I share a deeper DNA with the body of Christ.
Opinion | Family. This Christmas, I'm Defining Family by My Single Friends. Blood relatives are key to the holiday. But I share a deeper DNA with the body of Christ.
Wait … Christmas Is Jewish?
Help Jewish people discover the real meaning of Christmas.
Dec 23, 2017. Christmas, Hanukkah, Messiah. Wait … Christmas Is Jewish? Wait … Christmas Is Jewish? Help Jewish people discover the real meaning of Christmas.
Advent: The Birth of Christ Is Too Big for One Day
Why our family is celebrating Advent this year.
Dec 4, 2017. advent, christmas, tradition, hope. This weekend, we put up the Christmas lights, started decorating the tree, and then sang Christmas songs at church.
What Christmas Tells Us About the Person and Character of God
So the world will know that hope has come
Dec 25, 2017. christmas day, christmas, humility. What Christmas Tells Us About the Person and Character of God. What Christmas Tells Us About the Person and Character of God.
The World’s Biggest Christmas Tree Hasn’t Helped Sri Lankan Christians
Attacks on minority faiths keep increasing in the majority-Buddhist island nation.
Attacks on minority faiths keep increasing in the majority-Buddhist island nation.
What Persecution Is, and Isn’t, and How to Respond to Open Doors’ 2018 World Watch List
Our misuse of 'persecution' disrespects believers for whom any public reference of their faith could mean death.
Having just come out of the holiday season, many of you will likely remember recent rhetoric surrounding a certain conflict—one that some have called the “war on Christmas.” For those
Charles Dickens Still Haunts Christmas
How a 19th-century story informs the modern holiday spirit.
Charles Dickens Still Haunts Christmas. In the winter of 1843, the author struck on the idea of a Christmas ghost story that would be released in time for the holiday.
A Waiting World, the Anticipation of Christmas, and What We Learn About the Love of God
Our hearts are restless until they rest in You.
A Waiting World, the Anticipation of Christmas, and What We Learn About the Love of God. A Waiting World, the Anticipation of Christmas, and What We Learn About the Love of God.
Pew: Fewer Christians Wish for a ‘Merry Christmas’ This Year
Surveys suggest concerns over any ‘war on Christmas’ would be better focused on religious literacy.
Surveys suggest concerns over any 'war on Christmas' would be better focused on religious literacy. Research. Pew: Fewer Christians Wish for a 'Merry Christmas' This Year.
The Holy Ghost of Christmas Past, Present, and FutureSubscriber Access Only
Our Christmas stories may be missing their most important character.
The Holy Ghost of Christmas Past, Present, and Future. Our Christmas stories may be missing their most important character. The first Christmas gift came then and there.
Opening Your Home (& Heart) to Singles This Holiday Season
Reach out to those who are alone this time of year
Growing up, my mother exemplified hospitality. We always had extra seats at our family's Thanksgiving and Christmas table, especially for those who would otherwise spend it alone.
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How the Spirit Sets Us Up for Holiness
How the Spirit Sets Us Up for Holiness
The same Spirit that descended on the disciples at Pentecost empowers our devotion to God.
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