It’s once again the time of year where some of us are thinking about how to avoid hearing the worst Christmas songs in the world while we also think about what a loved one might enjoy as a Christmas gift. And because the former is perhaps the easier of the two, I wanted to offer some help on the latter. So, here are a few gift ideas for the (theologically or otherwise) nerdy guy or girl in your life.
A Witty Theologians Journal. These are part of a new line of products available at LifeWay featuring quotes from Charles Spurgeon, John Bunyan, Andrew Murray, Augustine, and G. K. Chesterton. I’ve got a Chesterton journal, and I love it:
Books! Of course these are going to be on the list, so I should narrow it down a touch. Depending on what’s your jam, here are a couple:
- 2000 Years of Christ’s Power by Nick Needham. This is one of the most accessible church history series available, and the new editions from Christian Focus are lovely.
- Fantastic Four: Into the Time Stream and Fantastic Four: The New Fantastic Four by Walter Simonson. These are a bit of a deep cut recommendation, but they’re excellent.
- Civilization: The West and the Rest by Niall Ferguson. This one is just fascinating, so, yeah, you should read it.
Cutting Boards. But not just any cutting board, a cutting board from Missional Wear with 1 Corinthians 10:31 on it: