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Billy Hallowell

Billy Hallowell

Billy Hallowell has been working in journalism and media for more than a decade. His writings have appeared in Deseret News, TheBlaze, Human Events, Mediaite and on FoxNews.com, among other outlets. Hallowell has a B.A. in journalism and broadcasting from the College of Mount Saint Vincent in Riverdale, New York and an M.S. in social research from Hunter College in Manhattan, New York.

Recent posts by Billy Hallowell

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7 Fun, Strange and Interesting Christmas Facts You Might Not Know

By Billy Hallowell on December 9, 2021

Christmas is a wonderful time of year where people around the world celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ. As we gear up for the celebrations that accompany this important holiday, we thought we'd explore a few of the fun facts surrounding the Christmas season. So, let's dive right in to some Christmas fun facts!

Topics: Christmas
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6 Tips to Keep Christ in Christmas This Holiday Season

By Billy Hallowell on November 29, 2021

Now that Thanksgiving has ended, families across the U.S. are kicking off their official plans to celebrate Christmas by putting up decorations, trimming their Christmas trees and getting everything else ready for the celebration of Christ's birth.

Topics: Christmas Lifestyle
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6 Loving Acts to Show You’re Thankful for Your Friends

By Billy Hallowell on November 23, 2021

In a busy world, it’s important to show your friends and loved ones that you’re thankful for them. And what better time to do that than during the holidays? After all, it’s a season when our focus is on family, friends — and gratitude. Thanksgiving is a good time to assess relationships and to plan acts of love to show those you care about how much you appreciate their presence in and impact on your life.

Topics: Family Lifestyle
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Debunked: 5 of the Biggest Thanksgiving Day Myths

By Billy Hallowell on November 22, 2021

When it comes to Thanksgiving, myth and history have sometimes collided, with the former oftentimes becoming so ingrained in our traditions that it shapes our perspective.

Topics: Holidays
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7 Ways to Ground Yourself in Gratitude This Holiday Season

By Billy Hallowell on November 18, 2021

November kicks off more than two months of holiday festivities and celebrations – many of which include a plethora of food, fun and gifts. While the holiday season is an amazing time to connect with friends and family, there are some components of consumption and materialism that are important to keep in check. So, you might be wondering how to ground yourself.

Topics: Holidays Giving Back
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How to Explain the Real Meaning and History of Thanksgiving to Kids

By Billy Hallowell on November 11, 2021

Thanksgiving is an exciting holiday that teaches us the power of thankfulness and gratitude — one that carries many lessons for kids and adults alike. And if you’re looking for how to tell the Thanksgiving story for kids, you’ve come to the right place.

Topics: Holidays
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The History of Veterans Day: Why We Honor Our Heroes

By Billy Hallowell on November 8, 2021

As the U.S. prepares to commemorate Veterans Day on November 11, you might be wondering about the backstory and why we celebrate. So, we decided to dig into the history of Veterans Day to explore why this day is important and worthy of remembrance.

Topics: Lifestyle
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'Keeping Eyes on Christ': Actress Shari Rigby's Journey Into Hollywood Will Inspire You

By Billy Hallowell on October 19, 2021

Actress Shari Rigby is on a mission to spread the gospel, entertain audiences — and inspire women in their faith and raise up the next generation.

Topics: Lifestyle
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Atheism, the End Times & Biblical Truth: 4 Devotions & Reading Plans

By Billy Hallowell on October 19, 2021

There's no doubt that COVID-19 has had a monumental impact on culture and society, with millions of parents and kids suddenly forced to stay home from work, school and churches.

Topics: Christianity End Times
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Is the Bible Banned in Public Schools? Here's all You Need to Know

By Billy Hallowell on October 15, 2021

Questions are rampant when it comes to the Bible and public schools. At the core of the debate is one central curiosity: whether Bibles are banned from public schools.

Topics: Lifestyle
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Depression in the Bible: How Scripture Heals Us

By Billy Hallowell on September 12, 2021

Depression is an issue that tragically plagues millions, with the associated struggles often holding people back from fully living their lives. Scripture, fortunately, offers people plenty of advice on how to overcome related difficulties, though some important distinctions should be made about the types of depression that can impact people’s lives.

Topics: Prayer Bible Verses
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‘Hope Is Contagious’: A Stirring 9/11 Story You've Likely Never Heard

By Billy Hallowell on September 7, 2021

Did you know there's a powerful 9/11 story that many Americans have likely never heard before? Contrary to the horrific events that terrorists ushered in on Sept. 11, 2001, this related story is one of love, compassion, hospitality and care.

Topics: Interviews Podcasts
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How to Get Saved: What It Means to Accept Jesus

By Billy Hallowell on August 23, 2021

How do you "get saved?" What is the prayer to be saved? How do you reach salvation? These are just some of the powerful and essential faith questions that surround the biblical concept of being "born again."

Topics: Christianity Prayer
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12 Christian Children's Books Every Parent Should Consider

By Billy Hallowell on August 18, 2021

Christian children’s books are essential for parents looking to instill positive faith values in their kids. The below list offers a compilation of the best Christian kids books for you to consider — a mixture of devotionals, Bibles, and topical books aimed at teaching morals and biblical values.

Topics: Education Kids Parenting Bible Story Sunday School Lessons
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'Oh, Thank You Lord!': The Emotional Moment Woman Finds Out She's Pregnant After a Miscarriage & Prays for Her Unborn Baby

By Billy Hallowell on July 2, 2021

A woman's viral video revealing the moment she discovered she was pregnant after having a miscarriage is once again making rounds — and it's powerful!

Topics: Lifestyle
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Family Camp Is Here! Fun Summer Activities For Kids & the Whole Family

By Billy Hallowell on June 20, 2021

Are you and your family looking for summer activities for kids? If so, you're in luck! Pure Flix has launched our first-ever Family Camp, a chance to make lasting memories with your family this summer — all while simultaneously emphasizing the importance of faith!

Topics: Family
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