Missions Misunderstood » Happy Holidays

Posted December 21st, 2010 by E. Goodman

I’m still thinking about the ongoing controversy among cultural Christians over whether secular businesses greet them with “Merry Christmas” or “Happy Holidays.” A comment from Seminary Wife on my last post has got me thinking: The Christians who are worked up over this are spoiled. In the Middle East, Christians suffer persecution. In central Asia, […]

Tags: Christmas, Happy Holidays

Posted December 20th, 2010 by E. Goodman

Is God pleased when a non-believer says “Merry Christmas” instead of “Happy Holidays?” Lots of people (mostly in Texas and Florida) seem to think so.  First Baptist Church, Dallas recently launched GrinchAlert.com, (HT) a website that posts user-generate lists: businesses that greet customers with “Merry Christmas” make the Nice list, while “Happy Holidays” earns them […]

Tags: Christmas, culture war, Happy Holidays, Syncretism

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