Christina Perkins

Santa Figurine

Photo Courtesy of Christina Perkins

The Rev. Christina Perkins says her family's refusal to incorporate the myth of Santa Claus into their Christmas celebrations has led to some interesting experiences, including a better focus on celebrating the birth of Jesus Christ. Read more


Santa Claus

Illustration Courtesy of Christy Thomas

A conscious decision to leave Santa Claus out of their family's Christmas celebrations in order to focus on Jesus Christ has made their holidays all the more meaningful, writes the Rev. Christina Perkins. Read more


Broken Heart

The Rev. Christina Perkins of the Iowa Conference confesses that she's uncertain about how to proceed in The United Methodist Church in the midst of the current conflict over the acceptance of same-gender marriage. Read more

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