Christian Heritage Month

Christian Heritage Month

June being Christian Heritage month, this is a different post, one looking at the history of the influence of our faith. It is a post from one website I look at.

“It is good to recognize the countless ways in which the teachings of Christ have shaped the fabric of our society and to highlight the many heroes of the faith from centuries past, remembering the impact of Christianity can be seen in every corner of the world. Here are 4 major areas where the influence is clearly seen, a reminder of God’s good working in and for all mankind.

Technology and Science: The foundations of modern science were laid by Christian scholars and thinkers, who believed that the pursuit of knowledge was a sacred calling. Men like Sir Isaac Newton, Johannes Kepler, and Gregor Mendel all made groundbreaking discoveries that have shaped the course of human history, all while remaining faithful to the teachings of Christ.

Healthcare: Christianity has long been at the forefront of efforts to provide compassionate care for the sick and the suffering. From the early days of the church, when Christians opened their homes to care for the ill, to the establishment of modern hospitals and healthcare systems, the influence of Christianity on the field of medicine cannot be overstated.

Education: The development of education as we know it today is deeply rooted in the teachings of Christ. From the establishment of the first universities in medieval Europe to the proliferation of Christian schools and colleges around the world, the Christian commitment to education has been a driving force in the advancement of human knowledge.

Art and Culture: The beauty and richness of Christian art and culture are a testament to the transformative power of the Gospel. From the breathtaking cathedrals that adorn the skylines of cities across the globe to the timeless works of literature and music that have inspired generations, the artistic legacy of Christianity is a testament to the enduring power of faith.”

It is edifying to remember all the good God has brought through the gospel, blessing us all with His kindness. Good reasons to be thankful always.

“I will bless the Lord at all time, His praise shall continually be in my mouth, my soul shall make its boast in the Lord, the humble shall hear it and be glad.” Psalm 34May be an image of 1 person