A recent post for bravefaith.org got a response from several angry atheists. I share the lesson I learned from this exchange in this post.
Jesus tells us that believers are the salt of the earth. What does it mean to be salt and what should it look like in 2012?
Joseph as an ordinary guy. Because he did the right thing, he was used by God to accomplish something extraordinary. We have the same opportunity be used by God.
Christians are to be followers of the Truth. Truth dispels shame and as a result, shame should not be a part of any church culture.
Scripture is clear that sometimes the righteous will suffer persecution. In this Beatitude Jesus assures us that when this happens we are blessed.
Wendell Berry’s essay entitled “Damage” inspired thoughts about how church leaders can without intention cause damage by falling into the errors of Pharisaism.