"I'm not here to condemn anyone," Jesus repeated more than once during his ministry, "my mission is one of invitation."
And the Word became flesh and lived among us, and we have seen his glory, the glory as of a father’s only son, full of grace and truth… From his fullness we have all received, grace upon grace. The law indeed was given through Moses; grace and truth came through Jesus Christ. – John 1:14,16-17 Ah, the…
Is prurience our new national pastime? It’s Advent, let’s try talking about hope, peace, love, and joy instead!
I'm all for it! Here in North America we can party with a purpose, and this Good News of Jesus is spectacular in every way! So bring on the glitter, the glitz, the bling, the lights, the gift-giving, and the noise! Christmas is one celebration worth going over the top for.
"There is no community, no growing together in faith, no reaching out in mission, no real encouragement, and no accountability watching Osteen (or some other preacher) on TV..."
Writing may be my trade, but I understand the power of an image to tell a story - it's what I enjoy the most about photography.