Christmas consumerism: Spending for the glory of God?

"Christmas reminds us of a man who brought heaven to earth—healing hearts, restoring relationships, and spreading abundance across everyday life. If we truly believe that whole-life redemption is at the heart of the season, it would certainly seem possible to participate in festive generosity without succumbing to the stuff. The Christmas story doesn’t just have the power to inspire and transform our giving, but also our receiving—not just our producing, but also our consuming."