In light of all the recent shootings that have taken place in Minnesota, Louisiana, and Dallas, Texas, our country is in an uproar. And, rightly so. My heart aches for my country and specifically for all those involved in these situations. Facebook is full of opposing commentary of these events. Blue Lives Matter! Black Lives
Sometimes Christians resort to what I would call Christian cannibalism. It’s where we, as fellow believers, tend to eat our own . . . symbolically speaking. It’s what happens when we talk about another believer in a critical, judgmental way. It’s where we “throw someone under the bus” when they sin in a way that
Soren Kierkegaard stated, “When you label me, you negate me.” I love this statement. We humans sure to tend to want to label people. We want to categorize people. It seems that we love to group people into boxes. The problem with labeling people is that we are wrong about them the majority of the time.
I murdered someone this week. I got away with it, too . . . well sort of. I like to think of myself as a good Christian man. I try to follow the teachings of Jesus. I try to love folks the way that Jesus loves me. I try to not hold grudges, unforgiveness or