Christmas  (Page 5)

Topless feminist steals baby Jesus from Vatican nativity scene

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 28, 2014 at 5:30pm 12/28/2014 at 5:30pm

Sextremist (evidently, this is a thing), Iana Zhdanova kidnapped baby Jesus from the nativity scene in St. Peter’s Square in Vatican City Thursday. Zhdanova had “God is a woman” scribbled on her naked torso as she accosted the infant and attempted to flee. Vatican police intervened, returned baby Jesus to His...

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Miracles do exist

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 26, 2014 at 4:00pm 12/26/2014 at 4:00pm

This story came across my Twitter feed the other day and my eyes might have leaked a little bit. And by a little bit, I mean I cried like a baby because this story is just that kind of story.

Brandon Finnigan over at

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Why Yes, we will post feel-good videos today

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 25, 2014 at 5:00pm 12/25/2014 at 5:00pm

Saw a version of this, without the narration, on Facebook:

From Christmas 2013, Father Deaf for 50 Years Hears Daughter Sing for the First Time:

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“Who Spiked the Eggnog?” or, “A Legal Insurrection Christmas Sing-a-Long!”

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 25, 2014 at 1:30pm 12/25/2014 at 1:30pm
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Welcome to Christmas, wonderful readers!

I’m guessing that right about now, your presents are unwrapped, the turkey is in the oven, and you’re on your…second…third?…pot of coffee.

Sounds like the perfect time for a little holiday pick-me-up! I’ve curated (with the help of reader Seth) some of my Christmas favorites for your listening...

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Merry Christmas: Keep the faith

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 25, 2014 at 12:00pm 12/25/2014 at 12:00pm
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This might be a good time to call your attention to my post from April 8, 2009, reacting to a Newsweek Magazine cover story about The End of Christian America.

My post was Passover Is No Time To Wish For The End Of Christian America, here’s the concluding excerpt:

To...

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Benjamin Netanyahu’s Christmas Greeting – 2014

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 25, 2014 at 7:00am 12/25/2014 at 7:00am

 
 
 

Christmas 1944: The Battle of the Bulge

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 24, 2014 at 7:00pm 12/24/2014 at 7:00pm

The Battle of the Bulge was a turning point in World War II, when American troops turned back the final Nazi counter-offensive on the Western front. Over 100,000 Americans would be killed or wounded before it was over.

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Hallelujah! The Ultimate Christmas Flash Mob Video

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 24, 2014 at 5:40pm 12/24/2014 at 5:40pm

Christmas flash mobs have become very popular over the last few years but so far none have matched the outstanding effort put forth by the Opera Company of Philadelphia in 2010.

The Hallelujah Chorus from Handel’s Messiah is a staple of Christmas music for good reason but when singers from multiple groups...

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Satanic Holiday Display Damaged in Florida’s Capitol

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 24, 2014 at 8:30am 12/24/2014 at 8:30am

The first questions one must ask are, When did Florida begin allowing Satanic holiday displays in their capitol at Christmas, and why would Satanists feel the need to celebrate the birth of Christ?

While I don’t know the answer to the first question, I’ll take a guess at the second.

Modern Satanists, who...

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The gift of giving

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 23, 2014 at 9:00pm 12/23/2014 at 9:00pm

Tis the season for giving.

Retailer JC Penny has an ad campaign this season called #JustGotJingled. To kick off the event, they asked shoppers whether it was better to give or receive. Not only are the responses heart warming, they’re a great reminder of what this season is all about.

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Laugh or cry? Get a load of these Amazon best sellers

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 22, 2014 at 7:10pm 12/22/2014 at 7:10pm

I’m an avid online shopper, particularly during this time of year. I also think Amazon Prime is one of God’s greatest modern gifts to mankind.

A few weeks ago I was perusing through the endless Amazon offerings when I stumbled upon an option to view the best selling items by category.

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Friday Night Lights: 7 awesome Christmas light displays

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 19, 2014 at 8:00pm 12/19/2014 at 8:00pm

There are plenty of deep and meaningful reasons to enjoy the holiday season. And then there are the small holiday hallmarks like Christmas lights, which happen to be one of my favorite parts of this time of year.

Interestingly enough, NASA says you can actually see Christmas lights from space. According to...

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