Category Archives: Gifts

What is Christmas

From Creation to Bethlehem by Ken Ham on November 27, 2013; last featured December 8, 2016 What is Christmas? This article shows the surprising connection between Christmas and the creation of the world. Note: This article is featured in this … Continue reading

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25 Days of Christmas: Day 24 ~ Christmas Around the World, Part IV

Christmas in South America The celebration of Christmas in South America is similar to that in Central America because of the warm climate and the religious aspect of the holiday. As with most countries of Hispanic origin, children receive gifts … Continue reading

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25 Days of Christmas: Day 23 ~ Christmas Around the World, Part III

Christmas in Central America and the West Indies Honduras Hondurans have their own version of posadas. For nine days before Christmas, the faithful act out Mary and Joseph’s search for lodging. Once house in the village is chosen to be … Continue reading

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25 Days of Christmas: Day 21 ~ Christmas Around the World, Part I

Christmas is observed in all kinds of places around the world – from the privacy of a single home to public worship in a cathedral, in the smallest villages and the largest cities, in the jungles and in the deserts. … Continue reading

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25 Days of Christmas: Day 17 ~ A Century of American Christmases, Part I (1900-1920)

Although its roots extend back for centuries, the Christmas that North Americans know and love is fundamentally a twentieth-century phenomenon. Take Santa, for example: It wasn’t until a nationwide ad campaign for Coca-Cola in the 1920s that he came with … Continue reading

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