Brian D. McLaren is an author, speaker, activist, and networker among innovative Christian leaders. His dozen-plus books include "A New Kind of Christianity," "A Generous Orthodoxy," "Naked Spirituality," "Why Did Jesus, Moses, the Buddha, and Mohammed Cross the Road?," "We Make the Road by Walking," and "The Great Spiritual Migration." He is a senior fellow with Auburn Seminary, and a board member and leader in Convergence Network, Center for Progressive Renewal, and Wild Goose Festival. He and his wife, Grace, live in Florida and have four adult children and five grandchildren.
Loving protesters can take their stand, not against anyone as an enemy, but with and for love for one another, not raising threatening fists or pointing accusing fingers, but simply standing with open arms and hearts full of love.