When Christians in the United States engage in spiritual practices that help us be more present to one another and our local watersheds, we make our ministries more relational and authentic.
The writers on the ethnically and racially diverse panel discussed how politics has strained their relationships with American evangelicalism and has highlighted what they see as the church’s silence on the problems of racism and sexual abuse.
But for Jesus, how we treat other human beings is anything but a distraction. It's the center of the gospel.
Rare is the person who wants hell to exist because they need it for themselves. We need hell as a convenient place to put all the people we hate. As an option for ourselves and our loved ones, well, hell becomes a lot less popular.
In Lynchburg they aimed to fellowship, and to reaffirm their values — but also to serve as a thorn in the side of those who promote a conservative brand of their faith that has aligned itself with President Trump.
"Heal my heart and make it clean Open up my eyes to the things unseen Show me how to love like you have loved me. Break my heart for what breaks yours Everything I am for your Kingdom's cause As I walk f...