Sermon: Look Again

Sermon Text: Matthew 2:13-23 Sermon Excerpt Everyone loves Christmas, or do they?  Just in time for Christmas this year the Pew Research Center released information about how we view the holiday.  According to their latest survey, 92% of Americans celebrate Christmas, but there is considerable diversity when it comes to the basis of such celebrations: just over half (51%) celebrate it as more of a religious holiday, around a third (32%) celebrate it as more of a cultural Read More …

Christmas: Cultural or Religious?

Just in time for Christmas, the Pew Research Center released information about how Americans view the holiday. While 92% of Americans celebrate Christmas, there is considerable diversity when it comes to the basis of such celebrations: 51% - more of a religious holiday, 32% - more of a cultural holiday, and 9% - both/other (which includes those who celebrate but did not comment on whether they felt it was more religious or cultural). So What? Notably there is a generational Read More …