Our Family is Rethinking Gift Exchanges This Christmas--And Why You Should Too

Our Family is Rethinking Gift Exchanges This Christmas--And Why You Should Too

This Christmas, my husband and I have decided to forgo giving our kids Christmas presents. This is by no means a prescriptive for all families, but more of an exhortation for parents to be more attentive to the values we inadvertently pass on to our children. In a conversation with my friend and movie producer, Alyssa Plock, I answer the questions:

  • Could there be an alternative to the self-centered, materialistic culture we find ourselves in American Christianity? 
  • As parents, we have the privilege to shape the values of a generation that will outlive us. How will we steward this power?
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