if you haven’t read ‘The Irresistible Revolution’ by shane claiborne yet, then you don’t have to, but i would highly recommend it, altho it may wreck you as a compromising comfortable christian and start turning you into a revolutionary Christ-follower – read what he has to say about the season…

‘Critiquing the thick irony of the Christmas season is fair. It’s ludicrous that we celebrate the birth of the homeless baby Jesus by indulging in the biggest consumer spending of the year, scurrying around trying to find something to buy for people who have everything.’

and read the rest over here: