The “War on Christmas”

There are a variety of news stories floating around highlighting what is considered to be the “war on Christmas.” You know, the stories that spark outrage over secular culture taking Christ out of Christmas. The initial reaction among many in the Christian community is to fight it out with the forces of secularism by getting in their face and wishing them a “Merry CHRISTmas” whether they like it or not.

But is this really the attitude Jesus would have us exhibit in His name?

Lee Shelton doesn’t think so. In fact, he makes a compelling case that getting “up in arms” over the use of the word “Christmas” is exactly the wrong reaction…



About Chip
Chip is a graduate of Ouachita Baptist University in Arkadelphia, AR and Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary in Memphis, TN. He served more than five years on the staff of the State Convention of Baptists in Indiana as Director of Communications and Public Relations, editor of the Indiana Baptist newsjournal, and regular contributor to the Baptist Press, the official news service of the Southern Baptist Convention. He currently earns his living as a writer. He serves his local church as a teacher and deacon and his local Baptist Association as a Seminary Extension instructor and supply preacher.

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