We can and will conflict, but when we see conflict as bad and avoid it, we are bound to be in combat.
We are so easily convinced of our Jester-ness that we don’t find much space to embrace our Vice-regent-ness.
As Christians, we are not calling people to start getting sex and marriage right, as much as we are calling them to adore Jesus Christ. We are calling the world to get its primary relationship right first, between us and God.
You are not responsible for the salvation of a person or the growth of the church…