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Christian Living in January
Christian Living Articles, January Articles
This post is part 1 of the series:Christian Living SeriesWhereas the end of each year is usually focused upon Thanksgiving, Christmas, and end-of-year activities, January offers a much-appreciated respite from the demands that often accompany these important celebratory events. While most of us are still accountable to the demands of every-day life as the New Year begins, this season of the year may be employed to establish the tone of the entire year. Casting an eye upon the year that is behind us should deepen the resolve of the true follower of Christ to follow more closely to the Master....Read more... Read more... -->
Father’s Day First Celebrated
Christian Calendar (Holidays), June
June 19, 1910 First Father’s Day observance Father’s Day in America arose as a response of one Christian effort to another Christian effort. Early in the twentieth century, Anna Jarvis, with the help of fellow evangelical Christian, John Wanamaker, initiated Mother’s Day in response to the Christian life and service of Anna’s mother, Ann Jarvis. Influenced by the raise of Mother’s Day, Sonora Smart Dodd initiated the first attempts to formally establish a day to recognize the importance of fathers in the life of the family. This first observance occurred in...Read more... Read more... -->
The Christian Origin of Father’s Day
Christian Calendar (Holidays), June Articles, Schedule Post
Father’s Day in America Third Sunday in June Historically, one of the first objectives of a conquering nation was to re-write the history of the conquered nation, thereby erasing the values and history of the conquered nation along with its national fathers and its heroes and heroines. Since the early part of the twentieth century, secularists, Marxists, and the irreligious have been attempting to re-write America’s history to minimize or completely eliminate public knowledge of the formative influence Christianity has exercised over America’s national character. Just as...Read more... Read more... -->
Christian Living in May
Christian Calendar (Holidays), Christian Living Articles, May, May Articles, May Now
This post is part 5 of the series:Christian Living SeriesMay is the fifth month of the year in the Julian and Gregorian Calendars and in the Southern Hemisphere is the seasonal equivalent of November in the Northern Hemisphere and vice versa. May is named after the Greek goddess Maia, whom the Romans called Bona Dea, goddess of fertility—something quiet common within paganism. The month of May in many ways stands as the gateway to the summer. But May is not only useful for what it introduces but also for what it promises in terms of various events. In early America and in the best and...Read more... Read more... -->