The truth is bitter when your self-image, power base and bad behaviour are perpetuated by lies. For those who desperately need help, the truth is deliverance.
Sometimes, Christians spend so much time trying to avoid offending people that I wonder if we ever check whether God himself is offended. The Bible will never win any awards for being the world’s most balanced or uncontroversial book. It rarely balances things. It takes strong moral positions on many issues but does so in love. Therefore, I don’t understand the[…]