Within the last few years, I’ve noticed a deeply unsettling perspective among the Christian community about volunteering. It’s not really new, I suppose. But it’s getting tired, and it’s time to be addressed. As Christians, everything we do either works toward spreading the gospel, or works against spreading the gospel. We are called to expand the… Read More Volunteering Should Be Voluntary
I walk into church and people are already talking to each other in their seats or in the lobby. They smile and laugh, happy to be in their own groups. Everyone belongs to a group. They sit together with the friends they’ve had for years. They make plans for lunch after service, patting themselves on… Read More Looking at the Church: Do You Feel Like You Belong?
The Christian community is great. It’s with other Christians that I’m in one of those very few places where I can openly praise Jesus with other people without feeling judged, have active prayer, and recharge for the week ahead. But what I feel like isn’t talked about enough is denominational prejudice. Let me give you… Read More Denominational Prejudice Is Hurting Our Relationships