The Common Good

Five Ways to Keep Christmas Holy

Source: Loop 21
Date: December 26, 2012

Consider a Christmas Tithe: Fortunately, it’s possible to remain Christ-centered while shopping for gifts. To do so, Jim Wallis of the Christian organization Sojourners recommends participating in a Christmas tithe during the holidays. “Let’s all decide this Christmas to tithe a percentage of all that we give in Christmas presents directly to the poor; who were given the greatest gift at the first Christmas with a child born in a stable who promised to bring them ‘good news,” Wallis says.