We hear a lot about Jesus during the holidays – more than any other time during the year. We see Christmas specials focused on the birth of Jesus, and we see nativity scenes, some of which include Santa Claus for some reason. We even see people who throw a birthday celebration for him at Christmas. […]

via Twelve Days of Christmas #3: Was Jesus Born on 25 December? — Dewayne Bryant

This simple, rustic figgy pudding is much easier to assemble than the Christmas pudding made by the Cratchits – but with all the traditional Christmas flavors. A delightful figgy pudding recipe for the busy home cook! “Oh bring us a figgy pudding, oh bring us a figgy pudding, and bring some right here!” Ever since…

via Rustic Figgy Pudding Recipe (easy yet traditional) — Healthy Christian Home

Around Christmastime, we often encounter the assumption that Jesus was born in 1 AD (AD representing the phrase anno Domini, meaning “in the year of the Lord”). Our modern calendars are based on this assumption thanks to a monk named Dionysius Exiguus (c. 470–544). The exact date isn’t quite so clear, because we’re working with […]

via Twelve Days of Christmas #2: Was Jesus born in 1 AD? — Dewayne Bryant