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How to Honor Fallen American Heroes This Memorial Day

By Billy Hallowell on March 30, 2021

Memorial Day — originally known as Decoration Day — is an annual holiday that remembers the servicemen and women who have given their lives in defense of their country. If you’re looking for how to show support to fallen soldiers, we’re here with some helpful tips on how you can honor the fallen from all branches: Army, Marines, Navy, Air Force, Coast Guard and National Guard.

Topics: Holidays Lifestyle
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Easter Eggs: The History & Traditions of Easter

By Billy Hallowell on February 2, 2021

Easter egg coloring is without a doubt one of the most popular Easter traditions. There are countless Easter egg ideas for creating the best Easter Egg decorations — but where did the tradition actually come from?

Topics: Easter Holidays
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The Fascinating Biblical Connection Between Passover and Easter

By Billy Hallowell on February 1, 2021

Easter falls each year either during — or near — Passover, a Jewish commemorative holiday that celebrates the Hebrews’ liberation from Egyptian captivity and slavery.

Topics: Easter Holidays
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Notable Christian Quotes About Starting the New Year Right

By Billy Hallowell on December 16, 2020

Now that the new year is upon us, it’s important to reflect on ways in which we can improve and change our lives. That’s why we’ve put together some post-New Year’s Day quotes — Christian quotes that will inspire you to live right in 2021 and beyond.

Topics: Holidays
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Debunked: 5 of the Biggest Thanksgiving Day Myths

By Billy Hallowell on November 24, 2020

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

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

By Billy Hallowell on November 17, 2020

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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5 Great Movies and TV Series for Sunday School Lessons

By Editors on September 11, 2020

In the era of COVID-19, it can be increasingly difficult to create engaging Sunday school lessons for young children. While there are so many great Bible stories to learn about, it can be hard for a classroom of children to focus on traditional Sunday School lessons in a virtual setting. Instead of wearing yourself out, try using scripture-based entertainment. Movies can tell Bible stories in a way that captures your students’ attention and sticks with them year-round. Here are some of the best for your next class.

Topics: Holidays Education
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What Does the Candy Cane Represent?

By Editors on December 23, 2019

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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What Is the Meaning of Hanukkah?

By Billy Hallowell on December 20, 2019

Hanukkah is one of the most popular religious holidays in America. But some people might not know the Hanukkah story, Hanukkah traditions or what the holiday means for Jewish adherents. So, this article dives deep into these subjects.

Topics: Holidays
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Ever Wonder What the 12 Days of Christmas Are?

By Pure Flix Editors on December 3, 2019

“On the twelfth day of Christmas, my true love gave to me…” You probably found yourself humming along to those familiar lyrics as you read them. The “Twelve Days of Christmas” carol is a holiday staple, one that many know but few understand.

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

By Billy Hallowell on November 19, 2019

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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Mystery Man Absolutely Stuns Walmart Shoppers With Amazing Act

By Billy Hallowell on November 21, 2018

‘Tis the season for gratitude and goodness. Case-in-point: an encouraging story out of Vermont, where an anonymous man walked into a Walmart and surprisingly paid off customers’ outstanding layaway payments. The man, who simply called himself “Kris Kringle,” left customers in awe, as he reportedly also bought items for people waiting in the layaway line.

Topics: Holidays
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Discover the Christian History of Valentine’s Day

By Editors on February 13, 2018

As soon as stores take down the Christmas garland and inflatable reindeer, they put up paper hearts and tiny cupids with arrows. However, like most holidays, there’s more to Valentine’s Day than heart shaped-boxes and those pastel-colored candies with sweet sayings.

Topics: Christianity Holidays Faith
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Reflect on Martin Luther King Jr. Day with 9 Quotes About Peace

By Editors on January 15, 2018

The pace of today’s hectic world seems to accelerate year after year. It can be so easy to allow our “busyness” to rob us of the peace that Christ has promised us. Prayer and meditation through the Bible and inspirational quotes about peace can restore a sense of balance in our lives and remind us of what is truly important.

Topics: Holidays Influencers Bible Verses America
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Five Christmas Trivia Questions to Share with Your Family

By Pure Flix Editors on December 18, 2017

Who says learning about history has to be boring? Turn today’s holiday history lesson into a game with these fascinating facts about Christmas. Encourage your kids to spread the knowledge by quizzing their friends and family.

Topics: Christianity Christmas Holidays
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Why are Red and Green Christmas Colors?

By Editors on December 14, 2017

Some of our favorite memories comes from holiday traditions. In an age where change is constant, continuing a family tradition can provide deeper meaning, especially during the holidays. Red and green have been associated with the season going back hundreds of years, but have you ever wondered why red and green are Christmas colors? Learn some history behind this fascinating holiday tradition.

Topics: Christmas Holidays
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