Grace & Truth in the Cultural Divide

It seems the cultural divide in our country is becoming more pronounced, and more bitter. As a result, there is mounting pressure to choose a side. Do you feel it?

Choosing a side can fuel the bitterness even more. Not only that but it promotes a rose-colored view of one side and a caricature of the other. Instead of jumping onto a bandwagon filled with people from one side of the political aisle, let’s take a step back and look at things through a Biblical lens with Jesus as our prime model. He came full of grace and truth and invites us, as followers, to do the same. Let’s learn to speak grace and truth into the cultural divide.


Speaking Truth with Grace

Speaking Truth with Grace

Matthew 5:13-16 I can’t remember a time in our country where there has been such vitriol towards those who don’t agree. Civility has left the building. It’s disheartening. Part of me wants to turn off ...
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Abortion and Women's Rights

Abortion and Women’s Rights

Psalm 139 This morning we will look at the first of several issues that are present sources of great division in our country: abortion and women’s rights. I put them together only because the argument ...
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Black Lives Matter and Social Justice

Black Lives Matter and Social Justice

Psalm 98 While it doesn’t get the press time it used to, the Black Lives Matter movement has raised everything from questions to outrage. One of those questions surrounds the name itself. “Black lives matter? ...
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The Immigration Divide

The Immigration Divide

1 Peter 2:9-17 How can the Christian respond to the immigration divide in our country? How can the Christian speak truth with grace into the chaos? There are two important facets to God’s character that ...
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LGBT and Gender Identity

LGBT and Gender Identity

2 Corinthians 5:16-21 Where does a person get his identity? When Paul wrote to the Corinthian church he had much to say about the way they should live, especially as he addressed particular problems within the ...
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