Today is Valentine’s Day, perhaps the greatest holiday that corporate America ever successfully commercialized!
But while Valentine’s Day has become a day for exchanging cards, chocolates, flowers, and sometimes even jewelry, the holiday actually has deep roots in Christian tradition—namely in the story of Saint Valentine.
In this episode, we dive into the history of who Saint Valentine was, why his contribution to the Christian church was important, and what his story of martyrdom means for how we live as followers of Jesus today.
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