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The Christian’s Christmas Shopping Guide

It’s almost Christmas! While you keep an eye out for gifts to give to those you love, think about how these gifts can also share the love of Christ. This is a holiday to celebrate His birthday, after all! We’ve collected some suggestions that can fit everyone’s tastes and budgets.

Movies

Everyone loves a good movie. However, what you consider a “good” movie may not be what a friend or relative likes. And unless you take inventory of their movie collection, you may risk buying them a DVD that they already own. So what’s a girl to do?

Give them a video streaming subscription!

With a streaming service, the gift recipient can enjoy whichever movies and shows they want. If you give them a month-long or year-long subscription to PureFlix.com, you’ll give them more than just something to watch. You’ll give them access to wholesome and faith-based features! And just as a bonus, the first month is free!

Since you can’t really wrap up a streaming service, try giving the recipient an envelope filled with recommendations of films to stream. If you’re looking for godly suggestions, or even want to consider getting DVD copies, check out our picks for Christian movies and shows!

Books

Books are always a popular gift-giving option. We recommend getting a book for everyone on your shopping list. But at an average of 15-20 bucks a pop, this could easily overdraw your budget. Don’t overspend; use these ideas instead!

We can personally recommend Tyndale Rewards for those who want to stretch their dollars. When you sign up for this program, you have the opportunity to earn points by answering questions, reviewing books, and other simple, quick activities. After just a few minutes on this site, you’ll have enough points to redeem a Tyndale book or product!

If your gift recipient likes all things digital, then getting them an eBook may be convenient for them. Plus, eBooks often mean less of a cost for you! Did you know Girlz 4 Christ has eBooks? In fact, for a limited time, when you support Girlz 4 Christ with a gift of any size, we’ll send you a digital download of our latest book, Girlz with Goalz. This is a great book to jump-start your New Year’s plans.

For some suggestions on both hard copy and eBooks, check out our reading list!

Clothes

For a sister, mom, or bestie you know well, clothing can be a great gift. Buying clothes does mean that you need to be pretty familiar with their sizes and personal style preferences, so getting them something you know they’ll love really shows that you put a lot of thought into your gift.

Fashion can be fun, but don’t sacrifice trends for modesty! What you wear can reflect Christ in your life just as much as what you read or watch. For modest clothes, accessories, and other fashion items, check out this directory for gift ideas for any girl or woman!

Experiences

You know that the best things in life aren’t things. Why not give a few gifts that reflect that? You may still want some things you can wrap in paper or place in a stocking, but have those be representative of something even better.

We’ve already discussed movies and shows, but if you pair that along with a movie night with your family or friends, that could create an experience to remember! Instead of just giving a book, get the same book for yourself so you can form a book club and talk about what you’re reading. Even better, get yourself and your friends a subscription to Girlz 4 Christ Magazine. That’s a free gift that’s really invaluable! If you e-mail us, we can even send you a printable gift certificate to give to your friends for free!

A very memorable gift experience can come in the form of a gift card. Perhaps you can score Groupon tickets to a local attraction. Or you can get a gift card to the recipient’s favorite store and spend an afternoon shopping together. A gift certificate to a restaurant can be a special experience for anyone. Since we know gifts like these can easily get pricey, we have a plan to keep your costs down, and even get some of these gift certificates for free! If you join Swagbucks, you can get a rebate for all the shopping you do through them! You can also earn points through surveys, web searches, and other activities that will eventually land you free gift cards!

Need any other Christmas shopping ideas? Let us know in the comments and we’ll do our best to help you!

In order to help us Christmas shop for our friends and family, we included a few affiliate links in this post. These won’t affect you in any way, but we do appreciate it when you use them!

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