Once I flipped past the same old chintzy jewelry, tabletop decorations, and wall art that they've been selling for years, I came across the Bibles and books. Here, in no particular order, is my list of the Top Five Books I Won't be Buying for Anybody for Christmas:
5. Sequin Bibles: "Cute and sparkly, these fun Bibles for girls beg the question, 'What kind of Bible is that?' so your child can share the light of Jesus with others. Adorably embellished with sparkly sequins, these easy-to-read Bibles are the perfect way to put the Word of God in their hands." Uh huh. Because plastering sequins on a Bible is really going to make a "tween" girl want to read it more.
4. Jesus Calling: 365 Day Journaling Devotional (Sarah Young). Um, no thanks. I don't care to read the messages that Sarah Young's channeled spirits are giving to her, and I certainly have no desire to journal and listen for "God's" voice in my own head.