Are you thinking about giving a tech gift this Christmas?

Turning Christmas Upside Down

As Christmas approaches the pressure mounts to get the right gift, and what better gift is there than the latest technology item? Well, there are many gifts that are better than the latest tech item. For one, as Christians we should consider shifting Christmas from gifts for our family to gifts for the least of these. If you aren’t sure how to go about turning Christmas upside down visit these websites to purchase gifts for others that meet their needs and share the Gospel.

 

Baptist Global Response Christmas Gift Catalog

Samaritans Purse Christmas Catolog

World Vision Christmas Catalog

Compassion International Christmas Gift Catalog

Thoughts On Screens/Tech & Kids

For the parents who are considering getting their child the latest mobile screen here are a few articles below to read as you consider the long-term impact of these “toys.” The intent is not to ruin your kids Christmas, but to offer a perspective that is rarely heard but extremely helpful.

Steve Jobs Was A Low Tech Parent

Technology Executives Limit Their Kids Exposure To Technology & Screen Time

Before you wig out on me, know this about the Armstrong family, there is a lot of technology in the home. But, access for our kids is limited and monitored in various ways. If you need help on monitoring tech usage click here for a helpful device sold by Disney:

The Circle: Internet and Device Management For Families

Sharing The Gospel Around The World

As you celebrate the birth of Christ this December, make sure that you are thoughtful and intentional in your gifting. What I mean is you should use this Christmas to love and serve someone else by giving gifts that connect him or her to Christ and the love of God. One of the greatest gifts you can give is the gospel. To help share the gospel all over the world you give to the Lottie Moon Christmas Offering. New Union will be taking up this offering beginning November 27, 2016. See the video below…

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