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Why is “Good Friday” good?

Christians all over the world celebrate “Good Friday”, the Friday just before Easter. On this day, we remember and commemorate how Jesus Christ suffered and died on the cross. This Friday is both the most horrible and...

Why is pentecost important?

Why is Pentecost important?

In the Old Testament, the day of Pentecost was a celebration held 50 days after the Jewish festival of Passover (Leviticus 23:16, Exodus 34:22). In the New Testament, on the day of Pentecost, after the death and...

What is Epiphany?

What is Epiphany?

Since the 4th century, Christians around the world have been known to celebrate the feast of Epiphany. For some churches, it is one of the biggest celebrations in the year. So, what is celebrated? Epiphany comes from a...

Why do Christians celebrate thanksgiving?

Why do Christians celebrate thanksgiving?

For a lot of people, Thanksgiving does not mean what it used to mean. Celebrated in the United States on the fourth Thursday of November, Thanksgiving is a national holiday when people travel home to have a big meal of...

How to celebrate Halloween as a Christian?

What to do for Halloween as a Christian?

Halloween is a very diverse tradition (see the previous article on what is Halloween all about) with elements that are clearly non-Christian or anti-Christian. However, there are also many ways Christians can celebrate...

What is Halloween all about?

What is Halloween all about?

Maybe you have grown up with celebrating Halloween every year and enjoy the fun and candy you get. Maybe you never used to know about Halloween and are really surprised by all the scary images and decorations that are...

Are we allowed to celebrate our birthday?

Are we allowed to celebrate birthdays?

There are only two examples of celebrating a birthday in the Bible. Both are of pagan kings. In Genesis 40:20 we read: “On the third day, which was Pharaoh’s birthday, he made a feast for all his...