As Christians, our political convictions and ideas should be the most robust and nuanced. And it should cause both sides of the aisle find us attractive or repulsive at different moments. Continue reading Why I’m Politically Homeless
Listening is a bridge to empathy. Empathy means we put ourselves in their shoes, recognize their experiences and emotions, and communicate that we now see and hear them. Continue reading Seeing Through Another Lens
Take a journey to an imaginary conversation that probably never happened. But could have. Continue reading Why Black Lives Matter
But at some point late last year, conviction hit me in the face and I felt I had become a Bible translation snob. The ESV had become the Bible. Other translations were less than. And that’s not a good disposition to have. Continue reading Why You Need to Read Different Bible Translations
Almost half of millennials who say they follow Jesus believe it’s wrong to evangelize. That is, they believe it’s wrong to tell other people who do not follow Jesus about the Jesus they follow. This is according to a new study released by Barna, Christianity Today reported last week. Barna found that 47% of practicing Christian millennials agreed that “it is wrong to share one’s personal beliefs with someone of a different faith in hopes that they will one day share the same faith.” Not scary or difficult or intimidating. Wrong. Compare this to 22% of Gen X, 19% of … Continue reading What Is Evangelism, Anyway?