I love Christmas.
Yes, it is an imperfect holiday. Yes, it may not be the exact day when Jesus was born. Yes, the world system tries to derail the true meaning of Christmas every year. Yes. Yes. And more yes.
But I still love Christmas. I love being with my family and giving gifts and laughing and hugging and eating.
Now, let me share one of our Christmas traditions with you, okay?
Two years ago, Carol and I began giving gifts through Gospel For Asia’s Christmas Catalog program. Because Carol is a quilter, we chose sewing machines as gifts both years. So, today, somewhere in India two people and their families have a sewing business because of our gifts. Just knowing this, blesses my socks off!
If you want, you can start the same tradition for your family, too. It’s so easy, just click here. Eleven dollars buys two chickens. Twelve dollars buys a blanket. Seventy dollars buys a goat. One hundred and fifteen dollars buys a sewing machine. Or four hundred and sixty dollars buys a water buffalo. Check all the gifts out and see if something catches your eye.
There is nothing quite like giving a gift to a person who can give nothing back in return…except thanks.