I did a mental double-take when he said that. The true reason for Christmas is what? Yes, family is important and Christmas can be a great time to reunite with your loved ones, but that's not the reason behind Christmas.
The reason for Christmas is to celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ. Regardless of it not being his actual birthday or anything else, Jesus Christ is the true center of Christmas. Why? Because of who he is, and what he would do with his life.
Here are some messages from Jesus: