Today's American Minute — Saint Nicholas & the Origins of Secret Gift-Giving! - American Minute with Bill Federer

Saint Nicholas & the Origins of Secret Gift-Giving! - American Minute with Bill Federer

Saint Nicholas & the Origins of Secret Gift-Giving! - American Minute with Bill Federer

Saint Nicholas & the Origins of Secret Gift-Giving! - American Minute with Bill Federer

“86 years have I have served him, and he has done me no wrong. How can I blaspheme my King and my Savior?” -declared the aged Polycarp, a disciple of the Apostle John, as he stood in 155 AD before the Roman judge who ordered him to deny his faith or be killed. During the first three centuries of Christianity, the Church suffered multiple waves of severe government persecution. One of the notable church leaders who was persecuted in the late 3rd century was St. Nicholas. Read as PDF ... There Really is a Santa Claus -History of Saint Nicholas...

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