Love, someone said, makes the world go around. Maybe so. But I know this: sacrificial love makes the kingdom of God appealing to others. Love wins people, sometimes when nothing else will. I have often said that the irreducible minimum of God’s commands is, Love your neighbor as yourself. But
What does love look in today’s public square? (Photo by Rhododendrites) Just over one month has passed since the atrocity in Orlando. In those four weeks, many have insisted that the Christian community needs to accept and embrace, rather than judge and condemn, the LGBT lifestyle. Christian friends and acquaintances have said that
Orlando suffered unspeakable horror in the shooting early Sunday morning at the Pulse, Orlando’s “hottest gay bar.” Forty-nine of the clubs patron’s were killed and 53 were wounded. The killer was Omar Mateen, a 29-year-old Muslim of Afghani heritage, who claimed allegiance to ISIS. ISIS claimed responsibility for the attack.