Holidays

Pastimes on TheThinkingConservative.com includes information and more about different holidays in the United States of America.

How much do you know about the amazing history of Christmas. What so you know about its origins and its many beloved traditions? Do you know where the idea of stocking-stuffers comes from? Or how lights found their way...
The amazing journey of a simple shoebox gift begins with you and results in evangelism, discipleship, and multiplication. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P1G7odkiDKQ&list=PLPpEIgQZPQ_ODEXbTGGzUGospmBubiuv8 CollectingChurches and groups of all sizes collect boxes from their communities. Some churches also serve as drop-off locations for shoeboxes the third...
President Donald Trump's Thanksgiving visit to Afghanistan was a BIG surprise to Americans and a BIG thank you to our troops. The president arrived in Afghanistan just in time to serve troops Thanksgiving dinner on Thursday, November, 28, 2019....
No matter how we celebrate around the world, we are all grateful for the light this season brings. We love this time of year and the opportunity we have to share our light with the world! The holidays are...
There is a big difference between Memorial Day and Veterans Day. Memorial Day is a somber holiday dedicated to honor military fallen, with a special focus on those killed during military service or through enemy contact. Veterans Day, November 11,...
Hanukkah is an amazing celebration of bravery, standing against oppression, and pushing the darkness out with light. As Christians, this should be a familiar concept already because of who we believe Jesus is! Take a look at how Hanukkah...
Discover the true story behind an event that started an enduring national holiday. But don't expect the Pilgrims and Native Americans to look like what you see in post cards. This the real story of the first Thanksgiving.
According to Jewish tradition, after the Maccabees’ victory over the Greeks, there was only enough oil to burn for one day in the Temple. Miraculously the oil burned for eight days. When we light the Hanukkah menorah we commemorate...
Juneteenth is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States.  Dating back to 1865, it was on June 19th that the Union soldiers, led by Major General Gordon Granger, landed at Galveston, Texas with news that the war had...
Should Americans celebrate Thanksgiving as a day of gratitude? Or should they mourn it as a day of guilt? Michael Medved, author of The American Miracle, shares the fascinating story of the first Thanksgiving.
Home Free is the world's only all-vocal country band. Everything you hear on their albums and channels is made by the human voice, including all the drum sounds made by Adam Rupp. The group is made up of the...
A thought provoking and moving remake of the John Lewis Christmas advert. It’s about the greatest gift you’ll ever know, that blows your horizons & shows you’ve been loved this Christmas. Using lots of the same products & camera...
Enjoy Dreidel, a Hanukkah music video by Jewish a cappella group Shir Soul. Happy Hanukkah to all from Shir Soul! Visit the Shir Soul website
To the American People Christmas is not a time or a season but a state of mind. To cherish peace and good will, to be plenteous in mercy, is to have the real spirit of Christmas. If we think on...