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Tag: Be the Church

Being a Christian is like joining the Peace Corps. It gives so much. And it asks a lot: all of our hearts and all of our souls and all of our might.
We are called to be reckless in our welcome. We are called to be extravagant in our celebration. We are called to be warm in our embrace.
Christ lives in the world, in every pleading face and outstretched hand, asking us to believe that there is enough and more than enough.
Loose the bonds of injustice, undo the thongs of the yoke, and let the oppressed go free; then your light will break forth. Fight for the powerlesshen you will be holy.
Now I am going to say something bold and controversial: one of the foundations that this country was built on is racism. Straight up. No doubt.
The fullness of the kingdom is found in sharing what we have with the least of our friends and neighbors.
To what can I compare such an act of grace! It’s like da Vinci, painting the Mona Lisa, turned to a child and said, “You color in this bit.” God asks us to be conspirators in creation!

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