The following post was written by Chris Swain, Director of Lifeway Student Ministry Publishing
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The debate rages every year about Christmas and whether or not it is under attack or doing just fine. This interesting research clarifies what Americans want when it comes to the Christmas season.
To quote the article, “How did a fourth-century heretic-slapping bishop from Southern Turkey wind up being a fat, Coca-Cola-swigging American elf?” To find out you’ll have to read this great post by Dwight Longenecker.
– Take the Nice is Naughty Quiz from Will Mancini. Christmas for ministry leaders can often mean longer hours and double duty. Take this quiz if your level of “Nice” is actually naughty.
If you missed it, check out my recent blog on dealing with family during the Christmas season – Dealing with Family over Christmas