This past Christmas I was thinking about the shift (mainly in academic circles, but it is spreading to the popular culture) from referring to dates as B.C. and A.D. to C.E. (common era) and B.C.E. (before the common era). It's yet another attempt to pretend that Jesus never existed, and yet the very term "common era" once again refers to Christ for He is the dividing point in B.C.E. and C.E. Talk about "nuts".
Anyway, I started to write something about it but didn't get too far, and then I put it in a sermon but ended up not using that section of the sermon.
Which is all to say that Al Mohler does a great job addressing this absurdity in his blog: