We must become free from our community to become good, but we become good to contribute to our community.
The citizens of God’s new society are free from the conforming pressures of culture because the culture of God’s kingdom is unity in diversity.
A recent Gallup poll revealed that a significant percentage of Americans believe that aliens have visited the earth. Even so, I bet alien invasion insurance would be a tough sell especially if the premiums were very high. Two factors mitigate its appeal. Nobody’s ever experienced one. Aliens might be real and if they have visited…
This simple story that can be stated in a sentence is the full revelation of God.
God can be trusted to guide his people directly through the gospel as interpreted in their context by the Holy Spirit. Really, this is the only way to defend the gospel and the community it produces.
The problem of humankind is people. The surest way to pervert a person’s view of God is to insert another person in between.