Photo by Mark Gibson
TIM VANCE, associate pastor of Gateway Presbyterian Church, sits in front of a Christmas tree at the church, where he teaches a class, Christmas Unplugged, about creating space in life for a happier Christmas.
As of Friday, December 20, 2013
Tim Vance began a class at Gateway Presbyterian Church last Sunday by asking: “What are the first three words that come to your mind when I say it’s 10 days before Christmas?”
Responses ranged from “thankful” and “Jesus” to “stress” and “anxiety,” and even one honest, harried, three-word response of, “Oh my God!”
Some think of Christmas as a time of family, but in the same breath, they say, “When I think of Christmas, I think of drama...