No doubt the US is not a perfect country. It never has been. It isn’t today. And it never will be. If for no other reason than that I live here! But if something had to be perfect for me to love it, I would be a perpetually unhappy man. So, while I admit there are important issues before us today that need to be addressed, I pause this Fourth of July to share 10 things I love about the US of A.
This morning, as I drove to meet with friends, I asked myself how God might want us to respond to the current COVID-19 scare. What I write here is not meant to be "the" Christian response or a complete Christian response, but hopefully it helps some find a more Christ-centered perspective on the events of the day.
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I haven't met too many people who have an interest in being an evangelist. In fact, I am not sure I have an interest either, at least not when you consider the stereotype. But here are a few ways to break the mold.
John likes to help people wrestle with the big questions of life in his work with Search Ministries. He served as a pastor in Houston for 16 years, earned his doctorate at Biola University, and is a contributing author of Reasons to Believe: Thoughtful Responses to Life’s Toughest Questions.