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A Southern Pastor: Saying Merry Christmas

A Southern Pastor: Saying Merry Christmas

First of all, there has never been a demand to do away with “Merry Christmas.” It is simplistic and uninformed to make such a claim. And President Obama never asked anyone not to say “Merry Christmas,” in fact, he often said it himself. Secondly, any attempt by the sitting administration to cause division by stating […]

A Southern Pastor: The Meaning Of The Greeting

A Southern Pastor: The Meaning Of The Greeting

It is only a month until Christmas, so let’s get this out of the way: a “Happy Holidays” greeting is NOT an attack on Christmas! Saying, “Happy Holidays!” is not an attempt to dishonor the meaning of the season, and writing, “Merry Xmas,” is not an attempt by atheists to take Christ out of Christmas. If it […]

The Frontlines Of The War On Christmas

The Frontlines Of The War On Christmas

If you’ve never been exposed to the annual deluge of commentary from Christian pundits and lay persons regarding the so called “War on Christmas,” consider yourself lucky. In America today, especially in the Bible Belt, you can’t look twice before you find someone claiming that there is some sort of ?War on Christmas,” or better […]