Burdening Ourselves to Death

I have several friends in ministry who recently unplugged from social media. When a particular flashbulb, social media incident precipitated angst and outrage on “Christian twitter,” my friends remained calm and steady. When I asked if they had heard about such and such an occurrence, they nonchalantly shrugged it off. I was envious of theContinue reading “Burdening Ourselves to Death”

Being Unreasonable

Sometimes verses scream at you. Philippians 4:5 is one of them. “Let your reasonableness be known to everyone.” Reasonableness: the idea that we’re gentle, kind, courteous, and tolerant to everyone, not just those with whom we agree, but those with whom we disagree. It’s “a balanced, intelligent, decent outlook” (New International Dictionary of New TestamentContinue reading “Being Unreasonable”