There's a tendency for humans to assume we have the unsoiled vantagepoint on God, and that our opinions are without bias or interpretation. Yet, we all see God through a lens, and too often that lens says more about us than it does about God.
We want the people, communities, and traditions we love to be static and unchanging, but in resisting change, we ultimately stunt the growth and transformation of these same people, communities, and traditions.
I have a confession to make. Usually, I don't like to speak for other people, but for this post I am making an exception. Now, I'm not claiming to speak for all pastors/clergy/speakers. That would be ridiculous. However, I am speaking for people like me who have some explaining to do. So, here's the confession: … Continue reading Why Your Pastor Can’t Always Tell You What You Want to Hear