Survey: Church remains key part of Christmas | Baptist Press

Baptist PressNASHVILLE (BP) — Most Americans believe Christmas goes better with a visit to church, religious Christmas songs in public school concerts, and more focus on Jesus, a LifeWay Research survey shows.

And while there’s much banter on cable TV talk programs about a “War on Christmas,” most Americans are fine when people wish them “Happy Holidays,” according to the study. This year’s latest controversy regarding Christmas involves atheist billboards featuring a fictional letter from a little girl who says she’s too old for fairy tales. “Dear Santa,” the billboard reads, “All I want for Christmas is to skip church.”

No thanks, say most Americans, according to the survey. The study asked 1,000 Americans about their views on Christmas in a phone survey Sept. 26 to Oct. 5, 2014. Continue reading →

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