Christmas in the Muslim World

A school in Texas banned the wearing of traditional Christmas colors (red and green) during holiday parties to ensure the separation of church and state and make sure that they don’t “send the wrong message.” “I’m surprised they have allowed traffic lights to function at Christmas,” wrote Christian apologist Ravi Zacharias.

Meanwhile, Christmas carols continue to play even in the malls of Muslim cities in other parts of the world. A tall Christmas tree stands side by side with a mosque in Dubai. And in India, a country with more than 330 million gods, Christmas is curiously called “The Big Day,” an inadvertent nod to the importance and supremacy of Christ.

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Jojo Agot

Lead pastor at Victory Caloocan; married to Donna; father to Lucas; enjoys books, Coffee+Bear Brand, and movies with magic and flying.

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