Tag Archives: Luke 10:25-37



  What is the best way, as a Christian, to engage with a gay friend or family member? Well, it’s not easy. But as someone who’s been on both sides of this issue, my perspective is fairly unique. On Sunday, September 20, 2009, I walked into an evangelical church in Hollywood called Reality LA as

Loving Our Global Neighbors

“Which is these three do you think was a neighbor to the man?..” The expert in the Law replied, “The one who had mercy on him.” Jesus told him, “Go and do likewise.” — Luke 10:36-37 When Jesus explains to His listeners what it means to love our neighbor in the Parable of the Good

Everybody, Always: Love People Where You Are

We don’t need to cross the ocean to love people extravagantly, we just need to cross the street. — BoB Goff Getting Started Have you ever heard of the musical Wicked? It was a big deal when it premiered in 2003, winning all the awards there were to win and making its stars household names.

Pity is not enough

Pity and Parity

Around 5:00 a.m. on September 2, 2015, Turkish authorities near Bodrum, a coastal city in Turkey, began to receive calls that a boat had capsized. One investigator on the scene saw what looked like blue and red articles of clothing washed up at the shoreline. As he drew near, he realized it was the drowned