Why missions can’t separate love and truth

While pagans and others observed the summer solstice, the Church of England announced that it would begin a special outreach those who identify with pre-Christian religions like druidism.“I would be looking to formulate an exploration of the Christian faith that would be at home in their culture,” said Rev. Steve Hollinghurst in the London Telegraph, the only place I could find the story.Assuming it's real, let's hope the effort demonstrates more spiritual discernment than Episcopal Bis … [Read more...]

Christian love’s bastard child

If you follow the conversations and events of our day, it's clear that our contemporary culture values agreeableness over truth. Christians have fallen for this as well because the greatest Christian virtue is love, and love is patient, kind, etc. In other words, love comes off as pretty agreeable. It's not going to interrupt. It's not going to correct and chastise. It's definitely not going to judge. It's going to calm the mood and make nice.I think that is the key word, nice. Many … [Read more...]