Origins & Facts About Our Favorite Christmas Carols

Hymn For Christmas Day Hark The Herald Angel Sing, Charles Wesley

I tend to ponder about things. Where they came from, who started them, yada yada yada. I drove my parents crazy I am sure. Luckily for me, the internet can usually answer all my questions. Today I was in a Christmas themed service and I none of the song credits were at the bottom of the … Read more

Bible Passages Used To Justify Slavery

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Genesis The most primary source for the Justification for slavery comes from pseudo-lineage from the Bible. It is based on the dependents of Noah. When Noah awoke from his wine and knew what his youngest son had done to him, he said, “Cursed be Canaan; lowest of slaves shall he be to his brothers.” He … Read more

Where Did The Amish and Mennonites Come From?

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If you clicked on this article it is probably true that you have seen the Amish at some point but might be unsure how they got here. Or perhaps you might be wondering why they come here since they have such a unique way of life. Below is a short introduction about how the Amish and … Read more

Keeping The Krampus In Christmas

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Here in America people are already freaking out about the war on Christmas and how the evil liberal atheists are white-washing any form of Christianity from our culture. Meanwhile, over in Germany and other parts of Europe Krampus (Belsnickel) is making an epic comeback into pop culture. Who is Krampus Krampus is the companion and … Read more

Where Archaeology Meets The Bible: Middle Babylonian Period [1000 – 625 BCE]

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This is now the third installment of “Where Archaeology Meets The Bible”. The first installment on the Kassite Period can be read HERE. The first for the Middle Babylonian Period can be read HERE.   Below I will be examining a number of texts from the Akkadian and Babylonian time of domination in the Ancient Near … Read more

4 Insane Ways The Catholic And Protestant Churches Dealt With The Anabaptists

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For those not familiar with the term Anabaptist, it is a title given to the Christians that believed Baptism should done as an adult when one made the free choice to follow Christ. They were hated by the Catholic church for baptizing adults and also hated by the protestant churches for many reasons, including baptism. … Read more