filtered through the lens of God's spectacular initiative of love and grace in Jesus.
It's a tree falling in the forest thing - a message is not actually communicated until someone has received it.
a liberating thread of thoughtfulness in a society where were are so quick to judge one another without regard to heart
Just like Jesus looked at the disciples and said, "You feed them!" in yesterday's post, today Jesus is looking at his followers today, and saying, "You take care of them.
I object to the falsehood that Christianity lines up with nationalistic, jingoistic, inflammatory propaganda - and I object to the idea that opposing the president on moral grounds makes a person anti-Christian, anti-freedom, and/or anti-America.
So who are we? Are we an invitation... or a barrier... or a lighthouse... or a gatekeeper... or a discouragement... or an ambassador...?
When Jesus saw the crowds of people there, he went up on a hill and sat down. His followers came and sat next to him.…