“I will honour Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year. I will live in the Past, the Present, and the Future. The Spirits of all Three shall strive within me. I will not shut out the lessons that they teach!”
― Charles Dickens, A Christmas Carol
Why Do Christians Get So Many Christmas Story Details Wrong?
Summary: Our Christmas traditions often mash up many of the details in the Gospels as well as add many details which were never present. How many pastors have had to answer the question, when they’re reading the Nativity Story, “Where is the little drummer boy?”
Read more at http://www.relevantmagazine.com/current/why-do-christians-get-so-many-christmas-story-details-wrong#F4LXf3YQBycgasJd.99
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Bethlehem Rhapsody: The Nativity story set to a 1970’s rock classic
Summary: Queen’s classic rock tune receives a Christmas parody. While one might have one or two theological quibbles with it, it’s viral nature should cause one to watch it at least two or three times.
Read more at http://www.commdiginews.com/christmas/bethlehem-rhapsody-the-nativity-story-set-to-a-1970s-rock-classic-75267/#ggyrG7OoK6Yk2ca1.99
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25+ Christmas Food Traditions from Around the World
Summary: Each family has their own special Christmas food they enjoy but these vary from region to region in the United States. It also varies from country to country.
Read more to find out about traditions from around the world at http://noshon.it/blog/2013/12/25-christmas-food-traditions-around-world/
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The 25 Highest-Grossing Christmas Movies of All Time At The U.S. Box Office
Summary: Some of these titles may surprise you…some may not. It’s quite interesting to see which titles are left out.
Read more at http://www.forbes.com/sites/simonthompson/2016/11/27/the-25-highest-grossing-christmas-movies-of-all-time-at-the-u-s-box-office/#2c4c8d2025ca
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Top 20 Christmas Movies
Summary: So, you’ve just seen the list of the top 25 Highest-Grossing Christmas movies. How does that compare to the Top 20 Christmas movies as rated by the fans? Do the lists match up? Where are they different?
Read more at http://www.amc.com/movie-guide/christmas-movies
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‘Tis the Season for Self-Care
Summary: The busyness of this season, the extensive amount of food, the lines, and the constant overwhelming nature of it should give Christians pause to slow down and reflect.
Read more at http://christandpopculture.com/tis-season-self-care/
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Instagram and selfies help cement holiday memories, study finds
Summary: Selfies seem to be the bane of the holidays. People are always on their phones taking pictures. How can they enjoy the moment when they’re so worried about snapping a good shot? Well, this study seems to give a different perspective about this practice.
Read more at http://www.eveningtimes.co.uk/news/14905511.Instagram_and_selfies_help_cement_holiday_memories__study_finds/
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