Zip up your ugly Christmas sweater and cozy up to tradition this season. When it comes to the holidays, people crave the classic – timeless tunes, candles aglow, familiar phrases from Luke. So embrace what they expect. There’s power in keeping things simple. Don’t reinvent the manger scene – let Linus recite again. Bake nostalgic cookies, sing cherished carols, relish the candlelight. A new song sprinkled in is fine, but keep it mostly old-school. Like Coca-Cola rolling out vintage Santa, lean into nostalgia. Play with tradition if you must, get silly with the glowsticks. But this Christmas, give people the familiar festivities they yearn for – it’s the greatest gift your church can offer.