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The Intolerance Of Tolerance

The Intolerance Of Tolerance

It’s 4:00 pm on a warm, sunny Thursday afternoon. After ordering a caramel latte from my favorite coffee shop, I’m headed outside to find a seat and enjoy some “down time” after a long day at the office. Finally, an opportunity to relax and unwind before the day comes to a close. That vision of relaxation was quickly dashed as I overheard two young people engaged in a conversation that exposed the reality of the postmodern world we all find ourselves in. Rather quickly, I overheard a couple of young people speaking loudly. The young lady says to her male friend, “You are intolerant.” Soon the words, “bigoted,” “racist,” and “homophobic” followed. I could only imagine what started this conversation down this path prior to my arrival...

Getting The Word Out

Getting The Word Out

In our 4 part series, “Getting the Word Out” we discussed the importance of sharing the message of the Gospel with others. As we examined Matthew 10:5-42, we began with the understanding the many Christians express two major reasons for their neglect of sharing faith with others.  Many honestly admit that they are fearful when it comes to sharing their faith. For some, this is a fear of rejection or a fear of what others might think. Still others admit that they feel “ill equipped” to share their faith. Often, this stems from a belief that we must know all the answers prior to sharing the message of Christ with others. During this series, we examined 7 commands that Jesus gives his followers with regard to getting the word out....