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Hidden Meaning of the 12 Days of Christmas
Posted in Christmas Church God Jesus Christ Printables

The Hidden Meaning of the 12 Days of Christmas (Free Printable)

Ever wonder what the hidden mean of the 12 days of Christmas mean? Then check out this blog post as I share what each day of the 12 days hidden meaning. I also share when the 12 Days of Christmas actually starts too. Plus a free printable version! #12DaysChristmas #Christmas

Christmas Blog Post
Posted in Advent Christmas

Christmas Blog Post

Christmas Blog Post – This is a list of Christmas and winter-related blog posts found on Courageous Christian Father. Christmas…

Posted in Atheist Christmas

Former Atheist Makes the Case for Christmas; Bible Gateway Hosts Free Online Bible Study with Lee Strobel Starting November 30

Former Atheist Makes the Case for Christmas; Bible Gateway Hosts Free Online Bible Study with Lee Strobel Starting November 30 #BGBG2 #LeeStrobel #CaseForChristmas

Wake Up Sleeper by Austin French - Is this week's Christian Music Monday. #WakeUpSleeper #AustinFrench
Posted in Christian Music

Wake Up Sleeper by Austin French

Wake Up Sleeper by Austin French – Is this week’s Christian Music Monday. #WakeUpSleeper #AustinFrench

Power Band Witnessing Tool Braclet Printable
Posted in Baptism Bible Christian Evangelism Family Forgiveness God Salvation Witnessing

Power Band Witnessing Tool Bracelet

Power Band Witnessing Tool Bracelet (Salvation Bracelet) – A fun craft to make for church, youth group, camp, Vacation Bible School and more. A great way to share the gospel using God’s colors on a bracelet.

The Legend of the Poinsettia Printable
Posted in Christmas Church Family Jesus Christ Pastors Patterson Post

Legend of the Poinsettia

Do you know where the Poinsettia came from that we use for Christmas and in churches during Christmas? This may give you some insight on that. #Poinsettia #PoinsettiaLedgend #LedgendofthePoinsettia

Legend of the Candy Cane A Candy Makers Witness Printable
Posted in Christmas Cross Jesus Christ Patterson Post Printables

Legend of the Candy Cane: A Candymaker’s Witness

Legend of the Candy Cane. Ever what the candy cane is symbolic of? What the colors mean and why it is shaped like the letter J and the shepherd’s staff. Now with a Printable Version! #CandyCane #CandyMakersWitness #Christmas

Upside-Down Christmas Tree - That's right you invert the Christmas Tree to where the tree top is on the floor, while the bottom of it is at the top.
Posted in Christmas

Upside-Down Christmas Tree

Upside-Down Christmas Tree – That’s right you invert the Christmas Tree to where the tree top is on the floor, while the bottom of it is at the top.

Posted in Advent Christmas

5 Advent Candles & Their Meaning

5 Advent Candles & Their Meaning – I share about what the five different candles that are lit during Advent and what each mean. #AdventCandles

Christmas Acronym by Steve Patterson
Posted in Acronyms Christmas Creation Jesus Christ Poems Printables Sin

Christmas acronym

A Christmas acronym, Christmas Acrostic, Christmas Poem written by Steve Patterson. Includes a free printable version! #Christmas #ChristmasAcronym #ChristmasAcrostic #ChristmasPoem

Let's Hug Day - an embracing holiday to hug. #LetsHugDay
Posted in Holidays Love

Let’s Hug Day

Let’s Hug Day – an embracing holiday to hug. So go hug your family, friends, pets, etc. Benefits of Hugs. #Hugs #LetsHugDay

ABC's of Christmas Printable
Posted in Animals Christmas Family God Jesus Christ Kindness Patterson Post Printables

ABC’s of Christmas Free Printable

This is a copy of the ABC’s of Christmas that I found and wanted to share with my readers. I am unsure of who the author is. It takes each letter of the alphabet and gives a word that talks about Christmas. #ABCsChristmas #Christmas #Printable

Names of Santa
Posted in Christmas Family God Jesus Christ Patterson Post

70+ Names of Santa Claus From Across the World

Do you know the names of Santa in other countries. Did you know he dresses different and his physique is also different in other countries than what’s imaged in the US? #SantaClaus #Santa #Christmas

Christmas Carol Spotlight: We Wish You A Merry Christmas - The history of and lyrics to "We Wish You a Merry Christmas." #MerryChristmas
Posted in Christmas Christmas Music

Christmas Carol Spotlight: We Wish You A Merry Christmas

Christmas Carol Spotlight: We Wish You A Merry Christmas – The history of and lyrics to “We Wish You a Merry Christmas.” #MerryChristmas

The origins of New Years Eve traditions - Here is a closer look at some of the most popular traditions tied to New Year's Eve, both domestically and around the world. #NewYears #NewYearsEve
Posted in New Year New Years New Years Eve

The origins of New Years Eve traditions

The origins of New Years Eve traditions – Here is a closer look at some of the most popular traditions tied to New Year’s Eve, both domestically and around the world. #NewYears #NewYearsEve

Christmas Carol Spotlight: Silent Night - The history of and lyrics to "Silent Night." #SilentNight
Posted in Christmas Christmas Music

Christmas Carol Spotlight: Silent Night

Christmas Carol Spotlight: Silent Night – The history of and lyrics to “Silent Night.” #SilentNight

God Can Heal THis Nation Church Sign Community Baptist Church Oliver Springs, TN
Posted in Church Signs God

God Can Heal This Nation Church Sign

God Can Heal This Nation Church Sign – This Oliver Springs Church Sign is this week’s Church Sign Saturday. Community Baptist Church. #ChurchSign

Christmas Carol Spotlight: O Holy Night - The history of and lyrics to "O Holy Night." #OHolyNight #HolyNight
Posted in Christmas Christmas Music

Christmas Carol Spotlight: O Holy Night

Christmas Carol Spotlight: O Holy Night – The history of and lyrics to “O Holy Night.” #OHolyNight #HolyNight

Simple ways to prolong the life of poinsettias - With proper care poinsettia plants can continue to thrive and bring warmth and beauty to a home long after the holiday decorations have been tucked away.
Posted in Christmas Poinsettias

Simple ways to prolong the life of poinsettias

Simple ways to prolong the life of poinsettias – With proper care poinsettia plants can continue to thrive and bring warmth and beauty to a home long after the holiday decorations have been tucked away. #poinsettias

Christmas Carol Spotlight: The First Noel - The history of and lyrics to "The First Noël." #FirstNoel #FirstNoël
Posted in Christmas Christmas Music

Christmas Carol Spotlight: The First Noel

Christmas Carol Spotlight: The First Noel – The history of and lyrics to “The First Noël.” #FirstNoel #FirstNoël

Ronald McDonald House of Knoxville needs supplies - this will help keep the RMHC running. Below is a list of items needed, their wish list! #RMHC
Posted in Health & Fitness Knoxville

Ronald McDonald House of Knoxville needs supplies

Ronald McDonald House of Knoxville needs supplies – this will help keep the RMHC running. Below is a list of items needed, their wish list! #RMHC

Billy Graham Library hosts annual Christmas celebration November 30–December 23, 2020. #Christmas #BillyGrahamLibrary #ChristmasattheLibrary
Posted in Billy Graham Billy Graham Library Christmas

Billy Graham Library hosts annual Christmas celebration

Billy Graham Library hosts annual Christmas celebration – Christmas at the Library has become an annual tradition for many. #Christmas #BillyGrahamLibrary #ChristmasattheLibrary

American Bible Society Releases 10th Annual 'State of the Bible' Survey, Shows How COVID-19 Has Impacted Religion and Scripture Engagement. Survey Reveals How In-person Church Attendance Directly Impacts Personal Faith and Scripture Reading.
Posted in Bible Health & Fitness

American Bible Society Releases 10th Annual ‘State of the Bible’ Survey, Shows How COVID-19 Has Impacted Religion and Scripture Engagement

American Bible Society Releases 10th Annual ‘State of the Bible’ Survey, Shows How COVID-19 Has Impacted Religion and Scripture Engagement. Survey Reveals How In-person Church Attendance Directly Impacts Personal Faith and Scripture Reading.

Bible App for Kids sees significant increase in global engagement amidst the pandemic - YouVersion and OneHope celebrate milestone of 50 million installs #OneHope #YouVersion #BibleAppforKids
Posted in Bible App Christian Apps

Bible App for Kids sees significant increase in global engagement amidst the pandemic

Bible App for Kids sees significant increase in global engagement amidst the pandemic – YouVersion and OneHope celebrate milestone of 50 million installs #OneHope #YouVersion #BibleAppforKids

Happy Thanksgiving
Posted in God Holidays Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving

From Courageous Christian Father and my family to yours. I want to wish you a Happy Thanksgiving. Give God thanks for what you have and what you don’t have. #thanksgiving #HappyThanksgiving

Small Business Saturday - a day set aside to support your local small business in your community. (We should support them daily, not just one day a year). #SmallBusinessSaturday
Posted in Holidays

Small Business Saturday

Small Business Saturday – a day set aside to support your local small business in your community. (We should support them daily, not just one day a year). #SmallBusinessSaturday

December 31 Day Scripture Writing Plan
Posted in Bible Holidays Men of the Bible Prayer Titus

December 31 Day Scripture Writing Plan

This is the December – 31 Day Scripture Writing Plan by Sweet Blessings. You can take 31 Days and write down those verses for that day. #Bgbg2

6 ways to be kind to food servers - Servers are at the heart of the restaurant industry, and there are various ways to show them how much their efforts are appreciated.
Posted in Food Tips

6 ways to be kind to food servers

6 ways to be kind to food servers – Servers are at the heart of the restaurant industry, and there are various ways to show them how much their efforts are appreciated.

Posted in Thanksgiving

What to do with Thanksgiving leftovers

What to do with Thanksgiving leftovers – Here are some delicious and waste-conscious ways to put Thanksgiving or other holiday meal leftovers to use. #Thanksgiving #ThanksgivingLeftovers

National Mason Jar Day - Those glass containers that often is used for canning foods is also a great accent piece for crafts and decorations. It has it's own holiday! #MasonJar #MassonJarDay
Posted in Holidays

National Mason Jar Day

National Mason Jar Day – Those glass containers that often is used for canning foods is also a great accent piece for crafts and decorations. It has it’s own holiday! #MasonJar #MassonJarDay

The health benefits of 4 popular teas - According to Penn Medicine, various types of tea each provide their own unique health benefits, some of which may surprise even the most devoted tea drinkers.
Posted in Food

The health benefits of 4 popular teas

The health benefits of 4 popular teas – According to Penn Medicine, various types of tea each provide their own unique health benefits, some of which may surprise even the most devoted tea drinkers. #Tea

The importance of rest - As vital as physical activity is to a healthy lifestyle, there is such a thing as too much exercise.# Rest
Posted in Bible Jesus Christ Rest

The importance of rest

The importance of rest – As vital as physical activity is to a healthy lifestyle, there is such a thing as too much exercise.# Rest

Posted in Thanksgiving

The Thanksgiving Song by Ben Rector

The Thanksgiving Song by Ben Rector Here is a Song for Thanksgiving Day. #Thanksgiving #BenRector #ThanksgivingSong

Turkey Tips Printable
Posted in Christmas Family Food Holidays Printables Thanksgiving Tips

Turkey Tips That Save Time And Money (Free Printable)

Tips for preparing to cook your turkey for Thanksgiving. A good entertainment plan that saves time and money is something to be truly thankful for. With the right plan, all that cooks will need to do on Thanksgiving Day is put dishes into the oven and remove them when they are done. A few hints from professional chef Jim Coleman can help you save money while affording you more time to spend with your guests. Now with a free printable version! #Turkey #Thanksgiving #TurkeyTips #Recipe

Posted in Advent Christmas

Advent Sunday

Advent Sunday – Advent occurs during the Christmas Season. It is celebrated in some churches.

Black Friday
Posted in Bible Heaven Holidays Thanksgiving

Black Friday

How grateful are we when we just spent a day of Thanksgiving and being thankful to a day of greed and fighting over a lower priced item for Black Friday. #BlackFriday #BigFriday

National French Toast Day - one of my favorite breakfast items has it's own day ... The French Toast! #FrenchToastDay #FrenchToast
Posted in Holidays

National French Toast Day

National French Toast Day – one of my favorite breakfast items has it’s own day … The French Toast! #FrenchToastDay #FrenchToast

Plaid Friday
Posted in Holidays Thanksgiving

Plaid Friday

Plaid Friday is an effort to encourage holiday shoppers to shop local on the day after Thanksgiving, a day that many know as “Black Friday.” Conceptualized in Oakland, CA, Plaid Friday has spread beyond northern California to cities across the United States. #PlaidFriday #BlackFriday

God Gives You A Gift of 86,400 Seconds Today Church Sign - This is this week's Church Sign Saturday from Oliver Springs, TN (Beech Park Missionary Baptist Church).
Posted in Church Signs God Thanksgiving

God Gives You A Gift of 86,400 Seconds Today Church Sign

God Gives You A Gift of 86,400 Seconds Today Church Sign – This is this week’s Church Sign Saturday from Oliver Springs, TN (Beech Park Missionary Baptist Church).

Thanksgiving Poem Printable by Steve Patterson
Posted in Acronyms Family God Poems Printables Thanksgiving

A Thanksgiving Poem

A Thanksgiving Poem is written by myself, Steve Patterson. This is done like an acronym acrostic type poem. Plus a free printable version to download and print! #Thanksgiving #ThanksgivingDay #ThanksgivingPoem