August 28, 2022
Grace and Diversity
We sometimes think the world discovered the value of diversity recently. In fact, appreciating diversity was an invention of Christians, who, reflecting on the gospel, realized the barriers between different types of people had been broken down in Christ. In him, we can find unity across lines that normally divide.
July 17, 2022
Hearing and Speaking Truth
When Paul and Barnabas heal someone in Lystra and Derbe, the people attempt to worship them. Instead, Paul and Barnabase insisted that they were mere humans, not above anyone else. Refusing to become celebrities, heroes, or gods, they instead embraced hardships for the sake of the one who is to be worshiped. They undermined the idolatry of their age, and pointed to the one who deserves to be elevated.