A carpenter who lived a quiet life, Joseph said nothing that was recorded in Scripture. Yet God chose Him to be the earthly father of Jesus.
Saint Nicholas has long been revered as one of the world’s most beloved and generous figures. Throughout his life, he devoted himself to acts of charity and assisting those in need. His kind-heartedness was legendary—so much so that it became a popular Christmas tradition to give gifts anonymously in the spirit of Saint Nicholas during the holiday season.
It’s that magical time of year again where houses are donning Christmas lights, decorations are everywhere you look and all you hear at the shops are Christmas carols. But, have you ever thought as to how Christmas Carols came to be?
Human Rights Commission claims Christmas and Easter discriminate against minority religions.
Some Werribee shoppers were upset as their local shopping centre decorated for Christmas with the message: Merry Everything.
“First time since modern celebrations began, there’ll be no Christmas trees or decorations in birthplace of Jesus.”
Church leaders give all the glory to God after a chain of miraculous events.
Football, Christmas or Jesus – which can really unite us? As I write I have just finished watching another match of the Football (aka Soccer) World Cup. The real Football World Cup! (Cheeky, I know, but I couldn’t resist). For this World Cup, FIFA has run an advertising campaign around the theme, football unites. If
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Christian bishop who was famous for his secret gift giving was the inspiration for Santa.
“The entire Gospel message has been airbrushed and replaced by woke mantras.”
“We expect that 2023 will be booming and business will be excellent.”
How the birth of Christ impacted on the late Queen Elizabeth II.
Because of the pagan roots of Christmas, many Christians believe we should avoid Christmas altogether. Chuck Missler delves into the Biblical roots of Christmas.
Christmas is full of feasts. People gathering together in joy and laughter. It is an imagery of God’s restoration and the redemptive work of the Gospel. Clare Steele, CEO of Compassion Australia shares her thoughts about Christmas.
“Religious symbols should not be displayed in or as a background to an employee’s virtual workspace.”
The true story behind ‘I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day.’
Christian children’s entertainer says he’ll be “dashing through the bush in a rusty Holden ute.”
Have you ever thought of what would have happened if Jesus was not born that very first Christmas? Our own Gregorian calendar based on the birthday of Jesus. What about schools and hospitals? What could the world be like if Jesus, the Son of God, did not incarnate as man?
When we talk about caring by sharing, we often think about sharing what we have — belongings, time, joy. But what about sharing the Gospel? Do you consider that an act of care? Vision’s technician shares his best Christmases in India.
The song ‘Mary, Did Your Know’ with its lyrics juxtaposed with a slightly sad melody creates this tension that makes Mary’s journey our own.
It’s not the Hallmark romcoms. It’s not the soapy romantic novels. The greatest love story was that baby that laid in the manger, exposed and vulnerable. God was laying bare His heart to us.
A song born out of the dark ugly past of slavery that nearly did not get sung. A song that saved a university. A song used powerfully by God — Go Tell It On the Mountain
Jesus was born to die so we could live! How can we respond to this Gospel, and help others receive this wonderful Good News this Christmas?
There was good food, there were presents. But these didn’t satisfy Barbara growing up without Christ. Then she received the greatest gift of all.