EDITORS NOTE: This post was updated on Dec. 2, 2020 to add the Spotify player and a featured image. Okay, so maybe announcing a whole playlist project with a 7 day turn around while in a foreign country adopting a child and working on buying a new home was a little ambitious, but at least… Continue reading An Ancient Abandon Christmas!
Introducing the Ancient Abandon Playlists
Music has been a major part of this blog from the outset and so the only real question to be asked is why has it taken so long to put together an official Ancient Abandon playlist? Truth be told, I'm not really sure, but that time is now. On December 1st you'll be able to… Continue reading Introducing the Ancient Abandon Playlists
The Christmas Season | AA:11
In this week’s episode we discuss the SCOTUS case Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission, the “discovery” of an ancient gnostic manuscript, and some frequently asked questions about celebrating Christmas; all with some seasonal jams mixed in! Thanks for listening. Please be sure to like, share, and subscribe. Find show notes for this episode… Continue reading The Christmas Season | AA:11
Q&A: Why Don’t Christians Celebrate Passover?
This question comes from a good friend in Sarasota, FL USA. She wanted to know why we as Christians don't celebrate Passover. Now the typical answer is, "Because Passover is a Jewish holiday and we're not Jews." But permit me to challenge that typical thinking and really dive into the meat of why Christians today… Continue reading Q&A: Why Don’t Christians Celebrate Passover?
Hanukkah & the God-Man
Read Part 1: Hanukkah Blessings: a Christian Celebration If you're like me then you never really gave much thought to the connection between Jesus and Hanukkah. The Jewish Festival of Lights often seemed to me to be little more than another winter holiday that had no bearing on my own life. However, in recent years… Continue reading Hanukkah & the God-Man
Hanukkah Blessings: A Christian Celebration
Today is Wednesday 17, December 2014. For most Christians in this country (USA), today marks 9 days until Christmas. Only 9 days of shopping left before the big day! However today also marks the first day of Hanukkah, commonly considered the Jewish Christmas-alternative. But Hanukkah is so much more than another not-Christmas holiday. It has… Continue reading Hanukkah Blessings: A Christian Celebration