God’s faithful, never-leave-us-alone relationship with us compels us to build committed relationships with one another through the local church.
Perhaps our greatest testimony to the power of the Gospel to change hearts and heal brokenness in our communities is in how Jesus followers love one another.
Perhaps Christians forgot that Jesus did not expect us to love our neighbors without losing our lives.
As a second grader, I called the only black man I knew at the time the “n-word.” Yep. Just blurted it out. He was my P.E. teacher, and when he called me out at first base, I slurred him.
Suffering is a common human experience, and sometimes it overwhelms us and blinds us to the love and power of God to rescue.