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Paganism and Western Culture

December 5, 2011 by


Christmas and other holidays aside, Western Civilization as we know it has some distinctly pagan roots and traditions. To claim otherwise is to ignore thousands of years of history, to misunderstand and misinterpret the culture in which God has placed you, and to ultimately miss out on some important opportunities to confront the culture for […]

What the Bible Says About Holidays

December 2, 2011 by


It’s a fact that nowhere in Scripture are we commanded to celebrate Christmas. In fact, under the New Covenant, the Bible does not establish any holidays whatsoever. What that means is – and we need to be up-front about this – is that any celebration of any holiday is strictly optional. Some holidays, such as […]

How Pagan is Christmas?

November 28, 2011 by


Each year, one of the dilemmas we face at our church is how big of a deal to make over Christmas and Christmas decorations. While to the world at large, nothing would seem more natural than making “Jesus the reason for the season,” there are a good deal of Christians (who love Jesus very much) […]