This is an especially painful and telling interview from Fox News. There is such pain in our land right now. As is said in the piece, this is beyond politics, this is beyond “talking point.”
The following are the brief remarks I made at Immanuel Church on the Sunday after the White Nationalist rally in Charlotteville, Virginia
As I arise this morning to pictures and videos of a church full of people worshipping (some who I know personally) while a group of angry, torch bearing white supremacist rallied outside in Charlottesville, my heart is in knots. I honestly feel sick.
This is part 2 of Immanuel’s Theological Vision. You can find part 1 by clicking here.
We live in such a fragmented society. At this point, almost every element of society is responding as a victim. Everyone is slighted to one degree or another. Everyone is polarized. As a matter fact, in my 59 years, I have never seen a more volatile moment in our culture’s history. Here are a couple of examples.
Your kingdom come, your will be done in Spokane as it is in heaven.
In Spokane as it is in heaven! That is how I always pray the Lord’s Prayer in regards to our church.
When I read this today, I thought to myself, “Has she seen my desk, my bedroom, my house?”
But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well. Matthew 6:33
“Being missional means moving intentionally beyond our church preferences, making missional decisions rather than preferential decisions.” ― Ed Stetzer,