Holidays

In Everything Give Thanks

By R. L. Wilson / November 26, 2019

1 Thessalonians 5:18 is a challenge to all of us. How do we give thanks “in everything”? Some situations just don’t seem to lend themselves to a thankful spirit. Still, if God has told us to do it, He must have provided us something for which to be thankful. Right?

How Should Christians Handle Halloween?

By JA Show Staff / October 25, 2019

Halloween is a dark and scary night to be avoided, right? While many Christians have long held this view, the prevalence of celebrations and visiting neighborhood children have led many to reconsider options. How should Christians handle Halloween?

Treasuring Christmas

By JA Show Staff / December 5, 2018

I’ve always been intrigued by the phrase that, “Mary treasured up all these things and pondered them in her heart” (Luke 2:19). What does it mean to “treasure” the events…

Is Christmas a Pagan Holiday?

By Dr. Dillon Burroughs / November 28, 2018

What business does a Christian have celebrating Christmas, since the Bible gives no date for Christ’s birth? Isn’t Christmas as we know it only an old pagan holiday? If so, why should we celebrate Christmas?

What Is Advent?

By Dr. Dillon Burroughs / November 27, 2018

Advent began last Sunday to mark the beginning of the Christmas season. What is Advent? Why do many Christians celebrate this period of time?

Why Do We Celebrate Christmas on December 25?

By John Ankerberg Show Staff / July 12, 2018

In the “Israel My Glory” magazine of December-January 1986-1987, there appeared an article called, “Why Do We Celebrate Christmas on December 25th?” Since Christianity has its roots in Judaism, and not in paganism, let’s look to the Jewish roots for the origin of our date, as did this article…

This Father’s Day, Say Thanks

By JA Show Staff / June 14, 2018

18 years ago, my father passed away after a long bout with cancer. He was 49 years old. When people talk about finding the cure for cancer, many think about…

5 Biblical Encouragements for Memorial Day

By JA Show Staff / May 23, 2018

While many celebrate Memorial Day weekend with barbeques or swimming, the origin of the American holiday holds a special meaning. Memorial Day became an official national holiday in 1971, though…

How to Honor Your Mom on Mother’s Day (Even If You Don’t Have the Best Relationship)

By The John Ankerberg Show / May 9, 2018

For many, Mother’s Day is a time of celebration. For others, however, the holiday increases anxiety, as those who struggle in their relationship with their mother face the concern of…

The Blessings of Motherhood

By The John Ankerberg Show / May 3, 2018

Being a mother is one of today’s greatest challenges. Yet countless women continue to excel in the daily effort to guide and nurture their children. The story of Elizabeth, the…

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