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What Does the Candy Cane Represent?

By Editors on December 13, 2022

Many of our favorite Christmas traditions are rooted in religion. Santa Claus, holiday songs, and even red and green as Christmas colors all have a significant meaning. What about the candy cane? While many just believe they are the sweet treat of the season, the history of the candy cane reveals the symbolism and meaning behind the familiar shape and colors.

Topics: Christianity Christmas Holidays
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12 Christmas Traditions From Around the World

By Pure Flix Editors on December 7, 2022

Christmas is a time of celebration for Christians around the world. Traditions, old and new, are a huge part of any celebration, and vary greatly in different countries. Here are 12 of our most favorite Christmas traditions from all over the globe:

Topics: Christianity Christmas Family
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What is the True Meaning of Christmas? 8 Ways To Keep It In Mind

By Billy Hallowell on December 1, 2022

The holidays are a busy time of year, with the quest to complete gift buying, baking and other tasks sometimes overshadowing the real meaning of the season. Fortunately, though, it’s entirely possible to take key steps for Christians to remember the true meaning of Christmas — the birth of Jesus and the transformative events that forever changed human history.

Topics: Christianity Christmas
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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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The Story of Saint Nick and the Origin of Santa Claus

By Billy Hallowell on December 16, 2020

Children today are fascinated by Santa Claus, with millions of kids anxiously awaiting his "arrival" on Christmas Eve to deliver toys under their trees. Not everyone celebrates the tradition, but nearly every American is familiar with the imagery surrounding Saint Nick.

Topics: Christmas
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Best Christian Books to Give as Gifts this Christmas

By Billy Hallowell on December 18, 2018

With Christmas just around the corner, you might be looking for good gifts to give your friends and loved ones. The following list offers the best Christian books worth giving this season. There’s something for everyone on this recommended Christian books list, with various titles appealing to men, women and children.

Topics: Christmas
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15 Perfect Books and Christian Gifts for Men

By Billy Hallowell on December 15, 2018

With Christmas nearly upon us, you might be looking for the perfect Christian gifts for men in your life. Well, look no further. The holidays sometimes usher in extra time for joy and relaxation, so we’ve assembled a list of books that you can consider giving as gifts. These books range from classics to more recent titles — literary works that are perfect to wrap and place under the tree this year. We’ve also included some other potential bonus gifts to give:

Topics: Christianity Christmas
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‘Duck Dynasty’ Star Reveals Hilarious Robertson Holiday Tradition

By Billy Hallowell on December 14, 2018

“Duck Dynasty” star Missy Robertson recently revealed some of her family’s Christmas traditions, noting that the most comical event is her mother-in-law Miss Kay’s annual gag gift giveaway — something that always has the entire Robertson family rolling on the floor in laughter.

Topics: Christianity Christmas
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Taking Up Your Cross Has A High Price Tag

By Editors on January 15, 2016

The "Do You Believe?" team met Kelvin Cochran, the Atlanta Fire Chief who was fired for his faith. We asked Chief Cochran to watch the movie and share his thoughts with you, which he does below. Join Chief Cochran in seeing the movie this week when it debuts on and please continue to pray for Kelvin and his family.

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