Controversial Christmas Question

If we tell our children there is a person named Santa Claus who rides in a sleigh pulled by reindeer, knows when they are naughty, hands out toys, and hangs out with elves at the North Pole, they will eventually find out that we were not telling them the truth.

What will they think when we tell them there is a person named Jesus Christ who is God, knew them before they were born, died on a cross so they can live forever, rose from the dead, and will someday appear in the sky to take His children to Heaven?

Seed for this post: Pastor Steve Weaver’s post entitled “Do You Lie to Your Children?