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by Brent Nidiffer and Jamie Shell
In an article entitled Barbie and the Three Wise Men from Working Mother Magazine, Kim Wiley told the story about a beautiful and expensive creche she purchased in order to teach her children some of the values she had learned from her parents. After explaining to her children the significance of the manger scene, she was startled the next morning to see a nude Barbie doll and a headless Ken doll standing in the creche.
One of the difficult things for us to do at Christmas time is to focus. We know it is about the birth of our King, but our day has become cluttered with so much more. This Christmas, lets be like those shepherds who said, Let us go straight to Bethlehem then, and see this thing that has happened which the Lord has made known to us (Luke 2:15) Lets join Ken and Barbie at the place that redeems the season.
Author: Brent Nidiffer and Jamie Shell
Publication Date: December 21, 2001
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