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Christians Would Rather be Friends Than Fighters

Jeremiah 1:5 Wrote: Aug 30, 2012 3:17 PM
agreed, i like those statements and believe there is truth behind them, but I dont remember ever reading that in the Bible and a quick search on biblegateway doesnt reveal them either.

Are conservative Christians fighters by nature who thrive on the front lines of the culture wars? While there may be some of us who tend to be more confrontational, a recent incident suggests to me that most of us who identify as followers of Jesus are drawn to compassion more than conflict and are given to building friendships more than engaging in fights.

Last week, one of the pastors of my home congregation was informed by the police that there would be a gay protest outside of our church service on Sunday morning. A local gay website carried this announcement: “We...