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Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day

Calendar Articles, February, Social Theology

Listen The exact origin of Valentine’s Day is shrouded in mystery. It was common for early Christians to commemorate the life and ministry of well-known Christian leaders by observing a day of annual celebration in their honor. However, exactly who the honoree is cannot be determined with certainty. The romantic element was never a part of the observance of this day until...Read more... Read more...

Lincoln’s Birthday

Lincoln’s Birthday

American Christianity, Calendar Articles, February, Social Theology

Listen Abraham Lincoln (February 12, 1809 – April 15, 1865) was the 16th President of the United States, serving from March 1861 until his assassination in April 1865. He is remembered most for having successfully led his country through one of the greatest crises in American history–the American Civil War. His efforts led to the preservation of the Union, the abolition of...Read more... Read more...

Christian Living in February

Christian Living in February

Calendar Articles, Christian Living (Articles), February, February Articles, Social Theology

Listen Emboldened secularism and irreligion threatens not only the Christian foundation of America, but more importantly threatens the spiritual life of believers and their churches. By denying the historical facts concerning the positive influence of Christianity, atheism, agnosticism, and various forms of irreligion seek to rob Christianity of its global influence. As a result, these...Read more... Read more...

Leap Year

Leap Year

Calendar Articles, February

Listen A “leap year” is a year that integrates one additional day in order to keep the calendar year synchronized with the astronomical or seasonal year. That day is appended to the month of February, making twenty-nine days in February instead of twenty-eight. In America, leap year marks the observance of a presidential election. [page_shadow] Related Reading Christian...Read more... Read more...

President’s Day

President’s Day

American Christianity, Calendar Articles, February, Social Theology

Listen The Father of America, George Washington, was born on February 22. But in honor of our first President, the third Monday of February has been designated as the day to remember his stature in America’s life. In 1880, a federal holiday honoring George Washington was implemented by and Act of Congress for government offices in the District of Columbia and expanded in 1885 to...Read more... Read more...

Lord’s Day Observance Sunday

Lord’s Day Observance Sunday

Calendar Articles, Christian Living, February

Listen * Lord’s Day Observance Sunday * by Dr. Stephen Flick The Lord’s Day Alliance of the United States annually sponsors the “Lord’s Day Observance Sunday.” By annually emphasizing this day, the LDA hopes to call all Christians to a weekly observance of Sunday as the “Lord’s Day.” This annual event is observed the first Sunday of...Read more... Read more...