Christmas has a way of changing things. As surely as the history and faith of the world changed in a lowly Bethlehem manger over 2,000 years ago, there are still moments today that cannot be explained except to say that the spirit of Christmas overcame the worst of circumstances.
If you are one of the 1/365th of the population who share a birthdate with Jesus, what do your people do about observing your December 25 birthday?
Though Christmas has been celebrated by Christians on December 25 since at least the 4th century, it did not become a federal holiday in the United States until President Ulysses S. Grant signed it into law in 1870.
The Pilgrims’ first Christmas in the New World was remarkable, but not for the reasons you’d think. On December...
December 19 is the 180th anniversary of the publication of “A Christmas Carol.” A lot has changed since then
U.S. Rep. Barry Moore (R-Enterprise) called President Joe Biden a “Scrooge” on Monday after a survey revealed that 42% of business owners who normally award Christmas bonuses to their employees can’t afford to do so this year.
In the four weeks leading up to Christmas Day, churches that observe ancient liturgy light candles each week of Advent, all of which have significant meaning.
The city of Foley is getting national attention after an animal-lovers website ranked it on the list of “9 Small Towns that Belong in a Hallmark Christmas Movie.”
Many folks think that Christmas trees cannot be grown in Alabama; that it takes the mountains of Tennessee and North Carolina. Well, here is my story of growing one of Alabama’s early Christmas tree farms – the Zeigler Christmas Tree Farm outside of Sylacauga.
When shrewd prudence comes to rule the mind like a tyrant, it will destroy everything that it deems useless, admiring only itself in its attempts to conscript the entire world as a function of its cold discernment and machine mind.
Alabama folks are sharing a Christmas gift to others throughout the month of December. They are spreading this message through Facebook, other social media and email.
This Christmas, foster children in Alabama deserve to feel at home and celebrate with their foster families. That’s why one South Alabama non-profit is doing what it can to help make that happen.
Kids to Love, a non-profit that supports foster children in Alabama, is holding its annual Christmas for Kids ornaments program.
For those who remember going through the old “Sears Christmas Wish Book” and circling all of the toys they wanted from Santa as a child, there is no doubt that kids have a little extra hope during the Christmas season. But for one east Alabama child, hope was something he gave to others in 2022.
With all of the goodies you received this Christmas, comes a lot of trash. There are wrapping paper scraps, gift bags and boxes. But disposing of those items could be an invite for thieves, police say.
For the believer, our hope is placed in a person, born on December 25, over 2,000 years ago.
If you’re dealing with the problem of pain this Christmas, remember that Christ’s birth is the proof that God does indeed care.
After 20 straight days of vacuuming and watching the cat climb the Christmas tree, my mother had reached the end of her rope and said goodbye to real Christmas trees forever.
With the Christmas season upon us, many are trying to find the perfect gift for everyone on their lists. I myself have been in the very same situation. I stopped recently and thought about all the things I got as a child and honestly can’t remember many of the gifts.