FAQ's

These are some frequently asked questions about the Christian Flag and how it should be treated and respected.


What does the colors represent in the Christian Flag?

The white field of the Christian flag is meaningful to the Christian as purity, peace and holiness. The purplish/blue area (a rectangular area in the upper left corner) symbolizes loyalty, truth or importance. The red cross is in the center of the purplish/blue area. The red color on the cross represents the blood shed by Jesus on Calvary for the remission of our sins and salvation.

What is the purpose and meaning of the Christian Flag?

While the Christian flag is often displayed in Protestant churches and Christian schools in the Americas, the Christian flag is designed to be universal, representing all of Christianity and of all denominations.

Is it OK to fly the American flag next to Christian Flag?

“The American Flag may be displayed with other flags as long as its display follows the rules specified by the US Flag Code," the site states. "These rules were set to make sure the American Flag is in a position of prominence over other flags.

Where to place the American and Christian flag in a church?

A solution that may satisfy the requirements of both the US Flag Code and the beliefs of those who feel the Christian Flag should be prominent: “Place the US flag at the far left from congregation's perspective and the Christian flag to the right of the congregation.

Is there a flag for Christianity?

While some denominations have specific denominational flags, the Christian Flag is nondenominational and represents Protestants of all denominations.

Where did the Christianity flag come from?

The Christian Flag was first conceived on 26 September 1897, at Brighton Chapel on Coney Island in Brooklyn, New York in the United States. The superintendent of a Sunday school, Charles C. Overton, gave an impromptu lecture to students where he wondered why there was not a flag for the Christian faith.

What does the Christian flag mean?

The Christian Flag represents the sacrifice given at Calvary and for believers to share their faith and beliefs being followers of Christianity. It's recognized by all Christian denominations around the world. May we shout for joy over your salvation, and in the name of our God set up our banners!” (Psalm 20:5)
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