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A Growing Number of Americans Say Christmas is NOT a Religious Holiday

A Growing Number of Americans Say Christmas is NOT a Religious Holiday

Combatants in the annual “War on Christmas” have some new data to chew on, thanks to a survey released this week by the Pew Research Center. While many doubt that Christmas is embattled, as some conservative pundits contend, the new study does suggest American attitudes are changing. The Pew study, based on interviews conducted in recent weeks with 1,503 adults, found that while a vast majority of Americans still celebrate Christmas, most find the religious elements of the holiday are emphasized…

🚫✝️ Christmas on Campus? Universities Banning Nativity Scenes and Calling for Inclusion

🚫✝️ Christmas on Campus? Universities Banning Nativity Scenes and Calling for Inclusion

‘Tis the season to be jolly, for peace on earth and goodwill toward men, but not at Loyola University- Chicago. Some students at the Catholic school are complaining that Christmas is receiving too much emphasis.They want other religious holidays like the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Fitr to receive the same amount of attention. And the holiday inclusion movement has spread to other college campuses this Christmas season. The University of Tennessee has warned students to ensure that…

🏳️‍🌈🍩 LGBT Activists Force ‘The Holy Donut’ in Maine to Stop Helping the Salvation Army at Christmas

🏳️‍🌈🍩 LGBT Activists Force ‘The Holy Donut’ in Maine to Stop Helping the Salvation Army at Christmas

A doughnut shop in Portland, Maine is drawing criticism from the LGBT community for working with the Salvation Army to provide Christmas gifts to five children. The Holy Donut asked customers to help them with a gift drive for a local family. Those who donated presents and winter clothes would receive a free doughnut. People took issue with the campaign and claimed that the Salvation Army has a history of discriminating against the LGBT community. “They proselytize to…

US Atheist Group Purchases Billboards Telling People to Skip Church

US Atheist Group Purchases Billboards Telling People to Skip Church

They’re like modern-day Ebenezer Scrooges — only with less charm and self-awareness. Under the guise of wanting to “start a conversation,” an atheist group is putting up billboards around the country that feature a nativity scene and the words, “Just Skip Church It’s All Fake News.” Atheists use images of nativity scene, ‘Just Skip Church, It’s All Fake News’ –> https://t.co/6HTOpLMKxO pic.twitter.com/CPL08mJMrz — NBC DFW (@NBCDFW) December 7, 2017 Bah-humbug to you too, buddy. At the bottom…

🇦🇺 ‘Cheering for the Erosion of Religious Liberty’ as Same-Sex Marriage Becomes Law in Australia

🇦🇺 ‘Cheering for the Erosion of Religious Liberty’ as Same-Sex Marriage Becomes Law in Australia

Members of parliament, from left, Cathy McGowan, Adam Brandt and Andrew Wilkie celebrate the passing of the Marriage Amendment Bill in the House of Representatives at Parliament House in Canberra, Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017. (Mick Tsikas/AAP Image via AP) On Thursday, the Australia House of Representatives passed a bill legalizing same-sex marriage, but it struck down multiple amendments to protect religious liberty and other forms of dissent in the process. As the U.S. Supreme Court debates a…

Minister Encourages Prayers to Ensure the Son of Prince William and Kate Will Be Gay

Minister Encourages Prayers to Ensure the Son of Prince William and Kate Will Be Gay

As an American male, the royal family in England is an uninteresting mystery to me. I pay very little attention to their comings and goings. One news report about the royal family has caught my attention, though. An Anglican minister is praying and encouraging others to pray that Prince George, the young son of Prince William and Kate Middleton, will grow up to be gay. Two years ago, Reverend Kelvin Holdsworth published a blog post in which…

At Least 1,300 Poor Children To Miss Out on Christmas Cheer in the Name of ‘LGBT Acceptance’

At Least 1,300 Poor Children To Miss Out on Christmas Cheer in the Name of ‘LGBT Acceptance’

Canadian School District Drops Operation Christmas Child Over LGBT Stance A school district in Canada passed a resolution urging schools to drop any involvement in Operation Christmas Child (OCC), a charity project that has sent over 94 million shoeboxes with Christmas gifts to poor children across the world. The district ruled out any further involvement because Samaritan’s Purse, the Christian nonprofit behind the project, opposes same-sex marriage and transgenderism. The Newfoundland & Labrador English School District (NLESD)…

15-year-old Pro-life Student Punched After Praying in Front of a Planned Parenthood Facility [Video]

15-year-old Pro-life Student Punched After Praying in Front of a Planned Parenthood Facility [Video]

An unidentified assailant punched a 15-year-old pro-life student in the face Saturday as the student and a fellow pro-life demonstrator were peacefully holding pro-life signs and offering counseling. “Behold, children are a gift of the Lord, The fruit of the womb is a reward” (Psalm 127:3). The alleged assailant punched Purity Thomas, a high school fellow from Students for Life of America in Roanoke, Va., according to a press release received by The Daily Caller News Foundation.…

President Trump with First Lady Melania Proclaims Our ‘Savior Jesus Christ’ is the Reason We Celebrate Christmas ✝️🎄💝

President Trump with First Lady Melania Proclaims Our ‘Savior Jesus Christ’ is the Reason We Celebrate Christmas ✝️🎄💝

President Trump lit the National Christmas Tree for the first time alongside Melania and thousands of revelers. “For a child will be born to us, a son will be given to us; And the government will rest on His shoulders; And His name will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Eternal Father, Prince of Peace” (Isaiah 9:6). “As president of the United States it’s my tremendous honor to finally wish America and the world a very merry…

University Drops ‘Freshman’ Label Because it Contains ‘Man’

University Drops ‘Freshman’ Label Because it Contains ‘Man’

Trinity College Dublin in Ireland is getting rid of the “freshman” label for first-year students because it contains the word “man.” Trinity College Dublin announced this week that they would be dropping usage of the term “freshman” because it contains the word “man.” In a statement, the university announced that the changed is being made to celebrate 100 years of women’s suffrage in Ireland. “As we approach 100 years of women’s suffrage in Ireland in 2018,” the statement read,…

NY Times Story Normalizes Pre-Teen Boys Wearing Pro-Pedophilia Eye Makeup

NY Times Story Normalizes Pre-Teen Boys Wearing Pro-Pedophilia Eye Makeup

ONE OF THE HEALTHIEST OF HUMAN INSTINCTS IS TO FEEL YOUR STOMACH ROLL OVER AT THE SIGHT OF SEXUALIZED CHILDREN. “Mortify therefore your members which are upon the earth; fornication, uncleanness, inordinate affection, evil concupiscence, and covetousness, which is idolatry: For which things’ sake the wrath of God cometh on the children of disobedience:” Colossians 3:5,6 (KJV) Though we might not be able to articulate it, there is a big difference between a little kid playing grownup and, say, this… And…

🇨🇦 Elementary Teachers Attend ‘LGGBDTTTIQQAAP’ Sensitivity Training

🇨🇦 Elementary Teachers Attend ‘LGGBDTTTIQQAAP’ Sensitivity Training

GATHER ’ROUND CHILDREN! THE CANADIAN ELEMENTARY TEACHERS FEDERATION OF ONTARIO HAS SOME SUPER INTERESTING NEW INFORMATION FOR YOU! FIRST, WE’RE GOING TO LEARN A NEW ACRONYM. “Wherefore God also gave them up to uncleanness through the lusts of their own hearts, to dishonour their own bodies between themselves: Who changed the truth of God into a lie, and worshipped and served the creature more than the Creator, who is blessed for ever. Amen. For this cause God…

The Church Of Sweden Orders Its Clergy To Be Gender Neutral and Stop Referring To God As ‘Lord’ And ‘He’

The Church Of Sweden Orders Its Clergy To Be Gender Neutral and Stop Referring To God As ‘Lord’ And ‘He’

CHURCH OF SWEDEN TO STOP CLERGY CALLING GOD ‘HE’ OR ‘THE LORD’ IN BID TO CRACK DOWN ON GENDERED LANGUAGE “We love him, because he first loved us.” 1 John 4:19 (KJV) NTEB EDITOR’S NOTE: In case you haven’t noticed, the Bible is not inclusive. Rather, it is exclusive. God has recorded His thoughts and opinions for all mankind to read, and if you don’t like it, too bad. God has placed salvation in His only begotten Son, Jesus, and if that offends…

Uber for Birth Control ‘NURX’ Provides Mail Delivery to Females Over the Age of 12 ‘Without a Visit to the Doctor’

Uber for Birth Control ‘NURX’ Provides Mail Delivery to Females Over the Age of 12 ‘Without a Visit to the Doctor’

Uber for birth control is sparking outrage in conservative states: Pro-life activists are trying to block the app from delivering the morning-after pill to women Nurx operates in 15 states, offering females over the age of 12 access to the pill, the ring, Plan B and Ella The morning-after pill is already available over-the-counter nationwide However, pro-life activists are trying to push lawmakers to block Nurx from providing the contraception via mail  “But immorality or any impurity…

Christian Charity Waters Down Gospel by Removing Bible References in Nativity Telling

Christian Charity Waters Down Gospel by Removing Bible References in Nativity Telling

References to the Bible will be removed in Scripture Union’s simplified nativity booklet this Christmas. The Christian charity has slimmed down it’s telling of the Christmas story, saying you can no longer assume children have a basic knowledge of the biblical narrative. “For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ: for it is the power of God unto salvation to every one that believeth…” (Romans 1:16). The pamphlet, which is aimed at reaching 100,000 children,…

[Thanksgiving tearjerker] Homeless US Marine Gives Last $20 To Keep Stranded Female Motorist Safe, She Gives Him His Life Back 🦃🍗🍁

[Thanksgiving tearjerker] Homeless US Marine Gives Last $20 To Keep Stranded Female Motorist Safe, She Gives Him His Life Back 🦃🍗🍁

KATE MCCLURE DIDN’T EXPECT TO RUN OUT OF GAS ON HER DRIVE TO PHILADELPHIA LAST MONTH. AND SHE DEFINITELY DIDN’T EXPECT THAT HER MISFORTUNE WOULD GIVE HER THE OPPORTUNITY TO CHANGE SOMEONE ELSE’S LIFE. “Every man according as he purposeth in his heart, so let him give; not grudgingly, or of necessity: for God loveth a cheerful giver.” 2 Corinthians 9:7 (KJV) NTEB EDITOR’S NOTE: I don’t know if the homeless Marine in this story, Johnny, is a Christian or…

5 Lessons of Faith From the First Thanksgiving

5 Lessons of Faith From the First Thanksgiving

God’s story for His children isn’t one of loss and despair but one of restoration and hope. They traveled more than 3,000 miles aboard the Mayflower in search of a fresh start. Instead, the Pilgrims encountered sickness, starvation, a grueling winter, and death after landing in Cape Cod in November of 1620. By the following spring, half of their community remained, roughly 50 people. But their story didn’t end there. An alliance with the nearby Wampanoag tribe…

Violent Attacks Against Pro-life Displays and Demonstrations on College Campuses on the Rise

Violent Attacks Against Pro-life Displays and Demonstrations on College Campuses on the Rise

There’s been a Disturbing Trend of Attacks on Pro-life Displays on College Campuses. “I will give thanks to You, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made” (Psalm 139:14). Violent attacks against pro-life displays and demonstrations on college campuses are on the rise. In the last month nearly a dozen pro-life displays on campuses across the country have been vandalized, according to Students for Life, the nation’s largest pro-life youth organization. The group recently released a video showing…

Why Women Live in Fear in World’s First ‘Feminist’ Nation

Why Women Live in Fear in World’s First ‘Feminist’ Nation

When the world’s self-described “first feminist government” of Sweden paid a state visit to Tehran this year, what Iranians saw on TV was Swedish ministers wearing Islamic head coverings. Swedish officials could have chosen the moment to bravely show their support for Iranian women, some of whom are risking their lives by fighting for equality and the right to not wear a hijab. Instead, Swedish officials showed their support for Iran’s Islamic government, saying later that to…

Why Is the Media Uncomfortable Talking About the 26th Victim of the Texas Church Massacre?

Why Is the Media Uncomfortable Talking About the 26th Victim of the Texas Church Massacre?

Media outlets across the country are apparently having difficulty counting. They can’t seem to get the number of victims right in last week’s horrific Texas church massacre. “I will give thanks to You, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made; Wonderful are Your works, And my soul knows it very well. My frame was not hidden from You, When I was made in secret, And skillfully wrought in the depths of the earth” (Psalm 139:14-15). While many…