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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?

What Does the Bible Say about Homosexuality?

By Dr. Dillon Burroughs | October 10, 2018

The Bible often discusses human sexuality and God’s plans for sexual purity. Regarding homosexuality, or sexual activity between two people of the same gender, we find the following teachings.

What Does the Bible Really Say about Immigration?

By Dr. Dillon Burroughs | August 1, 2018

Immigration has become a heated word in recent American politics. Some want to “build a wall,” while others desire to “open doors” for those who seek to enter the United States. During this political battle, some have turned to using Bible verses to justify both sides of the debate, even using the same verses to prove opposing views.

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…

How Can Christians Respond to Racism?

By Dr. Dillon Burroughs | June 14, 2018

First, Scripture is clear all people are created in God’s image. Genesis 1:27 states, “So God created man in his own image, in the image of God he created him; male and female he created them.”

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…

4 Reasons Church Still Matters

By JA Show Staff | June 8, 2018

A local church sign read: “Don’t give up on life. Let our church help.” The church clearly meant to let its people help those who are struggling. Others humorously saw…

Is the Church Sexist Towards Women?

By Rev. Sam Harris | June 5, 2018

These two passages deal with women in the church. In Corinthians 14, women are to keep silent in church, and if they want to learn anything, they ask their husbands at home. In 1Timothy, it says much the same thing and includes women not teaching or exercising any authority over men…

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…