Posted in Discernment, Inspirational, What I'm Thinking About, tagged Atheism, christian, God, is Jesus the only way, Jesus, Jesus loves atheists, Ken Hutcherson, responding to atheists, Rick Warren on 12/11/2008|
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Atheist sign erected in Legislative Building in Olympia, Washington
Last night I heard a Pastor Ken Hutcherson being interviewed on TV (in response to the infamous Washington State atheiest sign). He said:
” I believe in Jesus Christ, and if you don’t, that’s ok, you are going to fry like a Jimmy Dean… Sausage, (pause) on judgement day.”
Though I admire the strength of Pastor Hutcherson’s faith, I wonder if he is releasing his anger or frustration at the wrong party. Our battle is not against atheists. As Rick Warren said (in the interview cited below) , “Jesus loves everyone”- atheists included.
Some of the media framed this as an “attack on Christmas”. This wasn’t an attack on Christmas, on God, on Christians or on Jesus. (more…)
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Posted in Discernment, Inspirational, What I'm Thinking About, tagged c.s. lewis, christian, Jesus, jesus for president, patioritic, shane clairborne, war, what is worth living for, youth on 07/24/2008|
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Shane spoke with a passion that seemed to come from deep inside. I found myself drawn into the story.
Him and his friend did a wonderful job presenting a picture of Jesus that today’s youth could really get their “brain around”.
They make a great point that we serve the kingdom of God and not America and that our hope is in the King of Kings and not in any president. It was inspirational how they communicated that it is the church’s responsibility to care for the less fortunate- and that we shouldn’t rely on the governement for that (though their help is welcomed).
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