Hands off my Nativity!

by Brenda Verner -- There is no image that represents Christmas more appropriately than the Nativity scene. There is no more compelling image than the sight of the Baby Jesus in the more…

Whatever happened to Easter parades?

by Brenda Verner -- The next major Christian holiday recognized by the overwhelming majority of Christians is Easter. The Western world celebrates Jesus, who came to earth in a miraculous virgin birth more…

Defending Christmas is year-round battle

by Brenda Verner -- Now that we have experienced Christmas 2010, and the new year is upon us, it might be prudent for Christians to reflect on what we have learned this more…

There is no such thing as 'holiday spirit'

by Brenda Verner -- The almost universal appeal of the Christmas season for observing Christians and many, many non-Christians, surely lies in the irresistible lure of beautiful Christmas decorations and the wide more…