If our religion is wrapped up in a tidy box with a bow and only “certain people” are allowed in our tidy circles, it’s probably not really Jesus we’re serving. Don’t confuse the man-made Jesus with the Jesus of Nazareth.
The Church is very much alive. If you’re currently pissed off at the church, please don’t stop reading. Just hear me out a second.
I went to go catch a sunrise this morning, but it was only cloud cover. It got me thinking about those times when we think “where is God right now?” You know, it’s like a dark hour in our lives and maybe we can barely lift our heads up and we wonder if God might…
After seeing many social media posts over the last 10+ years from several people I regard as friends about extremism being linked to Christianity/Republican/Evangelicalism/far-right as well as Progressive-Liberal/ Democrat/Atheist/Agnostic/far-left (depending on which camp you identify with – if any), I am curious if it’s time to rethink some of the language we use around these terms.