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by | Jan 2, 2022

“Jingle Bells” got canceled in the Brighton, New York School District’s curriculum of songs taught to students. The offensive tune was wiped from the curriculum of the Council Rock Elementary School when it was deemed by its principal, Matt Tappon,…

by | Dec 27, 2021

The Magi play a critical role in the Biblical account and the Judeo-Christian cultural interpretation of the Christmas story. Who were these wise men who came to play homage to the infant Jesus? Where did they come from? Were they…

by | Dec 26, 2021

Sunday It’s Christmastime. This has been a difficult year for me for many reasons. The pandemic. Losing our rights under the Constitution in the “new” Biden America, where race matters more than merit, where law enforcement has been abandoned, where…

by | Dec 25, 2021

’Twas a nice Christmas Day, and since it was early in the morning and since my sweetheart was sleeping in I took my sneaks and my racquets and sneaked out quietly. She was not lazy. It was just after sunrise…

by | Dec 24, 2021

By December 1944, the U.S. Army’s 29th Division as part of the Ninth Army was situated on the west bank of Germany’s Roer River holding the battlefront from Koslar to Kirchberg across from Julich. During the previous six months, the…

by | Dec 24, 2021

For the first time in the nation’s history, many American Christians celebrate Christmas in a land where the welcome mat for the holiday, and perhaps especially for the nativity scenes that recall the birth of the Christ child, has been…

by | Dec 24, 2021

We Christians are joyful people. We are surrounded by an imperfect world. Which is why we turn to humor. A humorous look at things helps us to put what we see in perspective. But we are not just cheerful, we…

by | Dec 24, 2021

The most extraordinary letter received here in 2021 (or perhaps in the last five years) was a response to an email of mine on colleges’ appointing atheist chaplains. The letter (edited to protect the writer) went as follows: The appointment…

by | Dec 23, 2021

Charles Dickens’s landmark publication A Christmas Carol (1843), the story of  Ebenezer Scrooge the miserly misanthrope who is transformed by a Christmas Eve visit from three ghosts who show him how his past actions have led to his present spiritual…

by | Dec 23, 2021

“Now,” grinned the Grinch, with an evil smile. “I will stuff up the tree.” That is, until he heard the coo of sweet little Cindy-Lou Who. “Santy Claus, why?” she asked. “Why are you taking our Christmas tree? Why?” The…

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