members, click to sign in..

3,416 active users!!Bandwidth
FRIDAY
MAR 6, 2015
Home
NewsSITE
Events & Blogs
New Audio & Video
BroadcastersNew Stuff!
Local Church Finder
Live Webcasts
Sermons by Bible
Sermons by Topic
Sermons by Speaker
Sermons by Date
Staff Picks
CommentsALL -15 min
Top Sermons
VideosPDFs
Daily Log
PhotosNew Stuff!
Stores
Online Bible
Hymnal
Daily Reading
Our Services
Submit Sermon
Members Only

 
RELIGION, CURRENT EVENTS, TECHNOLOGY Subscribe to the breaking newsWhat is RSS?
FRONT PAGE  |  3/6/2015
FRIDAY, OCT 9, 2009  |  6 comments  |  1 commentary
One company says 'Yes' to Christmas, and one says 'No'
A few years ago American Family Association noticed a trend among major corporations (which profit from Christmas sales) not wanting to recognize Christmas. Since that time we have been making the public aware of these companies while applauding those companies which are not making the "politically correct" decision to censor the word "Christmas."

We are pleased to see the Sears company is already offering a "Christmas Club" on its website. You may recall, AFA asked our supporters to contact Sears three years ago when it too was avoiding the word and Sears responding positively. Thank Sears the next time you visit one of their stores.

Well known retailer The Gap, on the other hand, has clearly indicated it WILL NOT use the term "Christmas" in any of its promotional advertising again this year. AFA has repeatedly contacted The Gap and spokesmen say they "don't want to offend anyone" by using the ...


CLICK HERE to Read Entire Article
action.afa.net

|  FOCUS  |  Audio commentaries on this news item | more..
Christmas Hypocrisy • 210+
Trevor Hammack | Victory Baptist Church
Play! | RSS

The Word Became Flesh
  START  
  Recommended sermons | more..
•  A Christmas Question • C. H. Spurgeon | 12/16/2003
•  A Teenager's Christmas • Dr. Sinclair B. Ferguson | 12/10/2006
•  The Word Became FleshDr. Derek Thomas | 12/7/2013
•  For Unto Us A Child Is BornDr. Steven J. Lawson | 12/6/2013

   12/29/14  |  NBC Asks America for the Meaning of Christmas: 'Jesus' Didn't... • 56 comments
   12/27/14  |  How the New York Times Opinion Page Marked Christmas Day • 1 comments
   12/26/14  |  Christmas banned by Chinese university, says it is "kitsch" • 2 comments
   12/09/14  |  Obama at National Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony • 6 comments
   12/23/13  |  NY State Senator Wants Atheist 'Nobody Needs Christ' Christmas... • 4 comments
MORE RELATED ( CHRISTMAS ) NEWS | MORE..
   03/03/15  |  Franklin Graham: New Obama danger for Christians • 49 comments
   03/03/15  |  Vatican Confirms ISIS' Threat on Pope Francis' Life • 12 comments
   03/02/15  |  ISIS Threatens to Kill Twitter Co-Founder Jack Dorsey
   03/01/15  |  Erskine College scrutinized for 'biblical' stance on... • 4 comments
   02/28/15  |  ISIS Has Begun Executing Captured Christians • 10 comments
OTHER CHOICE NEWS | MORE..
   02/15/15  |  SermonAudio Partners with RFC for the 2015 Family Conference at... • 4 comments
   01/01/15  |  Happy New Year from SermonAudio! • 10 comments
   12/01/14  |  From Tyndale to Today: A New Study Bible • 34 comments
   06/02/14  |  A Letter to SermonAudio From a Missionary to Haiti • 10 comments
   02/07/14  |  Bringing the Gospel of John to Every Home in Austin, TX • 37 comments
OTHER CHOICE NEWS | MORE..
   03/06/15  |  More Americans volunteering to help ISIS
   03/06/15  |  Washington Strips New York Fed‚Äôs Power
   03/06/15  |  North Korea Praises Knife Attack on U.S. Ambassador to South... • 1 comments
   03/06/15  |  ISIS Distorts Islam Just Like IRA Distorts Catholicism? • 2 comments
   03/06/15  |  A new font helps readers with dyslexia • 1 comments
OTHER RECENT NEWS | MORE..

COMMENTS | show all | add new  
    Sorting Order:  
· Page 1 ·  Found: 6 user comment(s)
News Item10/9/09 6:07 PM
Mike | New York  Find all comments by Mike
Neil wrote:
---
BTW, Michaelmas (in the UK) is another example of such a contraction.
Hmmm. Michaelmas. I think I like that one.
6

News Item10/9/09 4:15 PM
Neil | Tucson  Find all comments by Neil
FYI, "Christmas" is a contraction of "Christ's Mass." It seems to be Saturnalia given a Christian veneer by the Roman Church-State & is celebrated in December for that reason. I do not know of any early "Church Father" who believed Christ was born in December or January (per the Gk. church), yet Rome prefers to ignore them here despite claiming them as authorities for church tradition.

BTW, Michaelmas (in the UK) is another example of such a contraction.

5

News Item10/9/09 4:01 PM
Cezar | Midwest  Find all comments by Cezar
If the world is going to act like Christmas is the birth of Christ, then they need to acknowledge the name or change it entirely.

That would mean they couldn't use Christ or "mas" in the new word or meaning.

If it is supposed to be a pagan holyday and related to Roman Catholics then why isn't it called, "Christmass?"

4

News Item10/9/09 3:38 PM
Neil | Tucson  Find all comments by Neil
"We want you to stand with us and other Christians in proclaiming that Christmas is special, not just any winter holiday."

So they say, but Scripture certainly doesn't. Retailers are correct to ignore Christmas, & Christians are mistaken in reproving them. Leave Christ-mass to Roman Catholics & their semi-Protestant imitators.

We already get 52 Christ-centered holidays a year.

3

News Item10/9/09 11:00 AM
JE | Wisconsin  Protected NameFind all comments by JE
Christ Is Not in Christmas

http://www.sermonaudio.com/sermoninfo.asp?SID=12203205455

2

News Item10/9/09 7:50 AM
Cliff Leckey | N. Ireland  Find all comments by Cliff Leckey
I wonder if The Gap might be offended if prospective customers took their cash elswhere where PC wasn`t in operation? Moths in the wallet works wonders.
1
There are a total of 6 user comments displayed | add new comment |Subscribe to these comments
Last PostTotal
ISIS Distorts Islam Just Like IRA Distorts Catholicism?
i told you so: "and pray tell, who 'distorts' true holy-bible-only sola-escritura..."
-12 min 
North Korea Praises Knife Attack on U.S. Ambassador to South...
jim lincoln from nebraska: "i see this video is still handy,..."
-1 hrs 
Vatican Confirms ISIS' Threat on Pope Francis' Life
look at this . . . . . . .: "'alberto: in the past, satan has used religion to..."
-1 hrs 12 


John Pittman Hey
He Is Our Near Kinsman!

Saints Joy at the Discovery
Sunday Service
Grace Bible Church
Play! | MP3 | RSS


Robert Rubino
The NWO is Nothing New!

Christonomy
Fellowship Baptist Church
Play! | MP3

Bob Vincent
President Obama on Islam

We Do not Preach Ourselves
Grace Presbyterian Church
Play! | MP3

Blog 3/4/15
Where are the Men?

New York Gospel Mission
where are the men? acc­ord­ing to the ever rel­iabl­e...

Sermon: Five Tests Of Refiner's Fire
E. A. Johnston

SPONSOR | 5,200+

SPONSOR





                   
Christs true church is built of living stones, not of dead wood. ... Alexander Simpson

City: Las Vegas, NV
Gospel of John
Cities | Local | Personal
MOBILE
iPhone + iPad
Church App
Android
Church App
Kindle + Nook
BlackBerry
Windows Mobile, Nokia
Chromecast TV
ROKU TV
Pebble Smartwatch
Kindle Reader


HELP
Knowledgebase
Broadcasters
Listeners
Q&A
Uploading Sermons
Uploading Videos
Webcasting
Tips & Tricks
YouTube Screencasts

FOLLOW
Weekly Newsletter
Staff Picks Feed
Site Notices New!
RSS | Twitter | Facebook
SERVICES | ALL
Local Church Finder | Info
MP3 Play & Download
Mobile Apps
Podcasting
Video Support
Live Webcasting
Transcription Service
Business Cards
SOLO | MINI Sites
Domain Redirect
Favorites
QR Codes
24x7 Radio Stream
INTEGRATION
Sermon Browser
HTML Codes
WordPress
Twitter
Facebook
Logos | e-Sword
SOAP API

BATCH
Transfer Agent
Protected Podcasts
Upload via Email
Auto-Upload Sermons
Auto-Blog Import
Picasa | FTP | Dropbox
ABOUT US
SermonAudio.com is the largest library of audio sermons from conservative churches and ministries worldwide. All broadcasters must adhere to the Articles of Faith.

Our Services | Testimonials New!
Broadcast With Us!
Support Us
Advertising | Local Ads
CONTACT
info@sermonaudio.com
Copyright © 2015 SermonAudio.com.